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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

This site provides a hub of STEM information and resources to support the academic achievement of all students in Colorado.

STEM Think Tank. The purpose of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics think tank is to inform the vision for STEM education for the state department of education, to advise the department on implementation and policy issues related to STEM education, to connect STEM educators, and to document best practices for replicability of programs with promising outcomes.

Please contact Dr. Violeta Garcia if you would like to be part of this effort.

View information on the Next Generation Science Standards.

Important Announcements:

Submit your STEM program to the Colorado STEM Program Directory

We want to know about your STEM program! Please submit HERE.

Posted: September 25, 2014

CO STEM List-Serve

Subscribe to receive weekly updates on STEM opportunities by sending an email with your full name, affiliation and email address to Dr. Violeta Garcia. You can also visit the "Contact Us" page for instructions on how to subscribe individually.

Updated: September 25, 2014

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Updated: March 28, 2014

STEM Roadmap Released 8/27/14

You can access and downloand the vision, theory of change, goals, and strategies that make up the Roadmap by visiting the Colorado Education Initiative STEM page

STEM Education is:

“An interdisciplinary approach to learning where rigorous academic concepts are coupled with real-world lessons as students apply science, technology, engineering and mathematics in context that make connections between school, community, work, and the global enterprise, enabling the development of STEM literacy and with it the ability to compete in the new economy.”
- Tsupros, Kohler, & Hallinen, 2009


For website assistance in STEM, please contact Violeta Garcia.

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