AAAS promotes diversity, engagement, and successful outcomes for science learners at all levels--from kindergartners to postdocs--and for the scientific workforce in academia, government, and industry.
AAAS programs conduct educational research and development, provide resources for the classroom and other science learning settings and offer professional development for teachers. Other programs offer online and face-to-face networking services for job seekers, practical career advice, and a variety of internship and fellowship opportunities for scientific and technical professionals.
Explore our central programs, below.
Advancing Science Opportunities for All
Strengthening and expanding the science and technology workforce is emphasized by an array of activities within AAAS Education and Human Resources programs. View the current list of activities, below, plus prior efforts.
Science Literacy Tools
Project 2061 is AAAS’s ongoing effort to improve science literacy in America through research and development focused on K-12 curriculum, assessment, and instruction. Project 2061 staff use their expertise as teachers, researchers, and scientists to help make literacy in science, mathematics and technology a reality for all students.
Related Centers and Resources
- Center for Advancing Science and Engineering Capacity
Providing Mission-Based Assistance to Higher-Education Institutions
- Center for Curriculum Materials in Science
Expanding the “Intellectual Infrastructure” for Teaching Science and More
- Center for Careers in Science and Technology
Bringing Together Educators, Scientists, Policy-Makers and Others
- Volunteer Opportunities
For Reviewers, and for Senior Scientists and Engineers
- Selected Education-Related Resources
Publications and Other Resources from AAAS and Science