Transforming STEM education and workforce development in the states, by the states.

It began with an idea.

A community of states, grounded in their shared STEM experience. A nationwide network, whose members understand that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Today, the idea is reality: the STEMx™ network.

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Great minds think alike.

The STEMx™ network is composed of STEM organizations representing each member state. Led by experts in STEM education, many of whom have been immersed in the field since before the term “STEM” was coined, STEMx™ members bring both a wealth of experience and a desire to innovate.

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STEM starts in the classroom.

In the STEMx™ network, we focus on ‘doing’. We are a grassroots, on-the-ground movement of STEM organizations that are based in real-world classroom instruction. Our STEM schools and programs provide limitless ideas and inspiration for students, educators, policymakers and business and community leaders.

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To Congress: Reauthorize the Perkins Act

Today we joined over 200 businesses and other organizations in writing to Congress to urge reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins). Together, we recommended that the reauthorization include alignment of CTE programs to labor market needs; support collaboration between secondary and postsecondary institutions and employers; increase student participation in experiential learning opportunities; and promote the use of industry-recognized credentials.

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From twitter

  • RT @KathyDWright: Getting ready for the Innovative Leadership Institute Tweet Up! Send your STEM leadership questions to #ILI starting at …

    @STEMx - September 9, 2014
  • MT @theTSIN: @LNSTEMAC students' experiment that is bound for the International Space Station.

    @STEMx - September 4, 2014
  • Awesome! MT @theTSIN: Bailey STEM Middle in Nashville made an appearance on national @NPR @MetroSchools

    @STEMx - September 3, 2014