Education

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Education

A talent pipeline of individuals educated in STEAM fields is critical for the SPID and the region. Workers in these fields are experiencing greater job growth with higher average salaries.

Stats

5,000
Students in the Pinellas County STEM Academy
34
STEM Degree Programs within 5 miles
42%
Graduates from 4-year colleges that stay in the area
86%
District Workers who have exceeded State, Metro, County and City Average Earnings

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March 31, 2021
June 8, 2021

Research funding at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus was over $20 million for the 2019-2020 academic year. That is a significant increase over the 2018-2019 funding of $7.2 million. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)

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University of South Florida, Seniors in Service, St Pete Science Festival, St Pete Science Festival, Florida Institute of Oceanography