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Northeast Indiana Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education Resource Center


Our Partners

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Listed below are some of the business, educational, and school system partners of NISTEM.

If you would like to become a partner, please contact us.

Business Partners



    Allen County, the City of Fort Wayne, the Greater Fort Wayne Partnership, and the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority contract with the Fort Wayne-Allen County Economic Development Alliance, a private, non-profit organization, to attract and retain quality jobs for residents through the strengthening of existing base employers and attracting new employers.



    The Convention & Visitors Bureau conducts marketing and sales programs to attract visitors to our community's convention facilities & tourism attractions, so our citizens can derive the economic and social benefits of a prosperous tourism industry.



    The Innovation Center is a place dedicated to developing ideas and growing businesses. We believe this can be done by fostering an environment of innovation and providing a wealth of essential business resources to accelerate growth.  The Innovation Center nurtures technology businesses by developing the venture during start-up, early development, and the growth stages. The Innovation Center is all about growth. Growth in the economy, growth in jobs, and the growth of dynamic new companies with great new ideas ... and we're succeeding!


    WORKONE NORTHEAST is the collection of resources working toward developing a skilled, twenty-first century workforce in northeast Indiana.

Education and School System Partners

  • Allen County Education Partnership

    Allen County Education Partnership works to improve academic achievement for youth through business, community and education partnerships. Those partnerships provide schools with additional resources, the community with a pro-active citizenry and business with the basis for an informed and skilled workforce.

  • Allen County Parks

    The Allen County Parks seek to establish and manage a permanent park system incorporating conservation, education, outdoor values and nature preservation, and to provide recreation opportunities for the people of Allen County within this structure.


    A discussion forum for educators, community leaders and business partners to discuss innovative uses of broadband technology. Facilitated by IPFW Division of Continuing Studies and ACELINK.

  • Allen County Public Library

    The Allen County Public Library is a service institution. It seeks to inform, educate, entertain, and culturally enrich the entire community by providing books and other library materials, facilities, and professional services for free use by all residents.

  • The Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society

    Allen County - Fort Wayne Historical Society’s present and future generations by collecting, preserving and sharing artifacts, documents, and images that describe the people, places and events that define Fort Wayne and Allen County history.
    Our vision is that we will be the leader in presenting the history, customs, traditions and heritage of Fort Wayne and Allen County to the community through the use of creative and innovative techniques. Ways we seek to accomplish our mission and vision are to:

    • Serve as the community’s primary resource for historical knowledge and heritage education.
    • Continue to be a vibrant organization devoted to presenting the heritage of Allen County for all to share and cherish.
  • PFW College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science K-12 Outreach Activities

    The Franklin Electric Foundation provides financial support for the outreach staff of PFW's PFW College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science, making possible the coordination of a series of competitions, special events, and educational support to local schools.

  • Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

    Surround yourself with nature at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory ~ an oasis in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne Indiana. Visit the Showcase Garden with its lush seasonal displays, wander through the Tropical Garden where orchids and palms thrive in the shadows of a cascading waterfall, or retreat to the quiet beauty of the Desert Garden.

  • The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

    Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo exists to Help people gain a greater appreciation of wildlife, Encourage family fun in a natural setting, and Help save the world’s wild animals and wild places.

  • Indiana Department of Education
    To ensure knowledgeable and productive citizens, the Indiana Department of Education provides leadership and support for the PK-12 education system through coordinated and relevant:
    • policies, programs, and services
    • standards 
    • resources 
    • evaluation and analyses
  • Ivy Tech Community College Northeast

    Whether you are a prospective student who is looking for an excellent education that fits your lifestyle and budget, a continuing student looking for specific web-based resources to enhance your experience, or a community member or friend of the college who wants to know what's new at Ivy Tech or how you can get involved, our regional website offers a wealth of interactive resources that provide the crucial links to information that our stakeholders need, and showcase the many ways in which Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is changing lives.

  • McMillen Center for Health Education

    The McMillen Center for Health Education provides vital, effective, preventive health education that promotes physical, emotional, and social well being.

  • WFWA PBS39

    The Mission of Fort Wayne Public Television, WFWA PBS39 is to provide high quality telecommunications services which enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve through educational, informational, cultural and entertaining programs and services.

  • Region 8 Education Service Center

    The Region 8 Education Service Center offers educational services which can be provided more effectively and efficiently on a cooperative basis than on an individual basis. We Supplement educational services available in the local school districts. Support activities provided within the local school districts. Better equalize educational opportunities and costs for all students, and provide a single voice on certain issues for all of Northeast Indiana schools.

  • Science Central

    Science Central is Indiana's Center for Science, Mathematics and Technology Science Central creates an entertaining, informative, interactive and family-oriented environment for children and adults where the inspiration to learn how to do science, math and technology emerges from "hands-on" participation.

  • Science Education Foundation of Indiana, Inc.

    Science Education Foundation of Indiana, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to encourage and assist young people tobecome scientists and engineers and to practice their professions in Indiana. The membership of the Board of Directors is composed of volunteers from industry, the not-for-profit sector, and academia who are committed to enhancing science education in Indiana.

  • Trine University

    Trine University is a private, non-denominational institution that grants associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in more than 30 programs.

  • Indiana Tech

    Indiana Tech is a private, career-oriented university with a main campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana and satellite campuses statewide. View our degrees, learn more about the university, or get in touch with us if Indiana Tech sounds right for you! Graduating high school? Looking for a college that’s right for you? Our traditional university has everything you need.

  • East Allen County Schools

    East Allen County Schools are indeed distinguished by achievement, knowledge, skills, and character

  • Fort Wayne Community Schools

    Welcome to Indiana’s second largest public school district, proudly boasting 53 schools, a regional vocational center, a cutting-edge early childhood center and award-winning core curriculum. Our nearly 32,000 students excel at academics, the fine arts, and more.

  • The Metropolitan School District of Wabash County

    Metropolitan School District of Wabash County, a partnership of students, educators, parents and community, is committed to providing a positive educational environment characterized by high expectations for success. Students will be taught to be active life-long learners, functioning cooperatively and independently in a changing world.

  • Northwest Allen County Schools and Southwest Allen County Schools

    Northwest Allen County Schools; Discover Excellence in Education.

    Southwest Allen County Schools believes that the responsibility for learning can only be achieved through the joint efforts of our stakeholders – students, parents, faculty and staff, and patrons.

  • Wabash City Schools

    Wabash City Schools is dedicated to collaborating with the community to create a caring environment that will foster lifelong learning and success in a changing world.