Policy & Advocacy

CSLNet works at the national, state and regional levels to advance policy changes that will improve the quality and availability of STEM education.

We build close working relationships with state legislators, regulators and administrative leaders, as well as other statewide policy advocacy organizations, to inform and shape key policy decisions.

Find out more about how we accomplish this increasingly important work on our STEM Leadership page.


Regional Networks

CSLNet Regional STEM Networks are strategically placed around the state to actively build partnerships that engage students, teachers, and community stakeholders while also addressing regional needs in STEM education.  Click here to find the network closest to you.



Welcome North Central Valley STEM Center – CSLNet’s 11th Regional Network

CSLNet proudly welcomes the North Central Valley STEM Center - the 11th Regional Network to join CSLNet. Serving the counties of Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne counties, the North Central Valley STEM Center is hosted by the San Joaquin County Office of Education and includes more than 30 partner organizations. Welcome aboard NCVSC!



2015 CA STEM Summit Registration Open!

Don’t miss CSLNet’s 5th California STEM Summit! Register by 12/15 and take advantage of early bird pricing! Visit the summit website for more details.  See you there!

Join the Fight! Help Close Tech Gender Gap

CSLNet and the Global Fund for Women are seeking 20,000 signatures for the online petition, co-presented with UN Women, calling for governments and the United Nations to take action to end the gender gap in technology. Sign the petition today!

CSLNet CEO Talks About New Policy Brief on KCBS

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New CSLNet Policy Brief Aims to Strengthen Computer Science

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