Key messages: SGP is more than a friendly nonprofit that creates gardens in schools.
SGP incorporates hand-on learning through after school and classroom programs.
STEM education creates opportunities for students to build brighter futures.
NGSS was created to prevent U.S. students from falling behind in math and science.
Experiential learning, an element of NGSS curriculum, is the solution to kids’ lack of interest in STEM.
96 percent of elementary students demonstrate higher science comprehension after participating in SGP’s experiential learning program.
Strategy: Pitch email to reporters who regularly cover topics involving STEM education.Follow up via email after two days and phone call after one week. If reporter is interested have 300 dpi photos ready for story as well as news release and fact sheet ready to help them complete their story.