Arizona

Arizona STEM Network is a statewide collaboration of businesses, educators, philanthropy & government with the common goal of preparing more students for success in the global economy by creating business engagement opportunities, strengthening teacher effectiveness, integrating STEM into all schools, changing the STEM culture & measuring outcomes. Learn more

California

The CA STEM Learning Network strengthens STEM education in California as a leading voice in policy, innovative programs and advocacy. During the past year, CSLNet and its 9 regional networks played a key role in the development, adoption and, now, implementation of Next Generation Science Standards. Learn more

Colorado

CO launched a statewide STEM Roadmap / Action Plan in partnership with STEM stakeholders in education, industry, and the governor’s office — designed to coordinate and support educational pathways to jobs and STEM literacy. CO is also a leader in Experiential STEM learning, hosting the Xperience STEM conference this summer: www.XperienceSTEM.com

District of Colombia

OSSE is working with stakeholders in education, industry, & government on educational pathways to jobs and STEM literacy for all DC students. In September 2013 the city announced funding for 9 NAF career academies with the goal to prepare students in 3 of D.C’s most vital & fast-growing sectors: information technology, engineering & hospitality. Learn more

Georgia

TAG-Ed is partnering with the GA Department of Education and 40+ education institutions, associations, & STEM-based companies to promote GA’s 2nd annual STEM Day in May 2014. Over 530,000 students and educators are participating in this opportunity to help students make the critical connection between the classroom & future career opportunities. Learn more

Idaho

i-STEM (Idaho STEM) reached over 650 educators in 2013, and will be launching the 6th i-STEM center in 2014. Idaho will then be able to boast STEM development centers in all 6 education regions of the state, providing resource libraries, expert training, and networking opportunities to even the most rural communities. Learn more

Indiana

In 2013, Indiana’s I-STEM Resource Network completed five STEM education policy recommendations and launched an initiative to make quality, proven STEM education programs available statewide.  The Indiana DOE has worked with I-STEM and other STEMx states to develop a STEM School Certification rubric to be implemented in Fall 2014. Learn more

Kentucky

The Kentucky STEMx Network is partnering with the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative in a RTTT grant for four years. Through this initiative a STEM teacher and administrator leadership network and an Eastern Kentucky STEM hub will be initiated as well as development of model STEM classrooms at all levels. Learn more

Michigan

In March 2014, the STEM Partnership launched statewide grants through the STEM hubs to “seed” systemic change in the P-20 system. Each hub must fund at least one summer program but applications for projects through April 2015 are also being submitted. October will be STEM Careers Month and activities will occur at the state and local levels. Learn more

New Mexico

The New Mexico STEM Network, stewarded by Innovate+Educate, led STEMx participation in I+E’s national 2013 Close It Summit which engaged 350 leaders from industry, government, education, foundations, nonprofit and social venture organizations in finding solutions to close the skills gap and bridge the opportunity divide. Learn more

New York

In 2013, Governor Cuomo launched the Master Teacher Program, 16 Pathways in Technology Early College HS’s, & Math & Science Teaching Scholarships. Also, SUNY continued to lead the State’s STEM Learning Network, 23 Smart Scholars Early College HS’s, the USDOL-funded Community College & Career Training program & SUNY’s Teacher Education Network. Learn more

North Carolina

The NC SMT Center, home of the NC STEM Learning Network, calls STEM “Strategies That Engage Minds®” and helps to scale effective innovations throughout NC while giving educators access to best practices and to businesses & funders interested in moving change forward. Tools include easy-to-use rubrics for schools interested in implementing STEM. Learn more

Ohio

In 2013, the Ohio STEM Learning Network launched the STEM Leaders’ Academy. The STEM Leaders’ Academy moves school leader preparation into real school settings to train highly effective leaders on methods to improve teacher practices and increase student achievement. With the start of its second cohort, more than 50 leaders will have participated. Learn more

Oklahoma

The Center for Research in STEM Teaching and Learning (CRSTL) represents OK to STEMx, seeking to nurture and encourage collaborative endeavors in transformative research on STEM teaching and learning that promise extraordinary outcomes in STEM education at all levels (K-20) and improved STEM education in Oklahoma and the nation. Learn more

Oregon

With leadership from the Governor and the Legislature, Oregon significantly increased it’s commitment to improving STEM outcomes with $8.5 million of targeted investments, and the establishment of a STEM Investment Council. Initial investments created Regional STEM Hubs, STEM Lab Schools, and supported STEM programming to close the achievement gap. Learn more

Pennsylvania

ASSET STEM Education engaged more than 4,200 educators nationwide in advanced, transdisciplinary professional development in 2013, impacting more than 112,000 students pre-K through career. ASSET professional development advances educator learning, fostering learning environments for effectively equipping students with 21st-century skills. Learn more

Tennessee

In 2013, the TSIN dispatched the state’s first STEMmobile, a 53’ learning lab on wheels, bringing high-tech and hands-on learning to students in 20 rural counties. The STEMmobile travels to a different location weekly, providing rural students access to technology and resources that would otherwise not be available in their schools. Learn more

Texas

Educate Texas supports 77 T-STEM Academies serving more than 40,000 students and 2500 teachers. T-STEM students are engaged in hands-on learning and develop critical thinking skills that enhance their aptitude for post-secondary success.  T-STEM schools implement STEM with fidelty to the model by following the T-STEM Blueprint design process. Learn more

Washington

In 2013, Washington STEM launched STEM-PD, a pilot project focused on teacher professional development; added four new STEM Networks to total seven, and made significant progress in our Policy work, including the adoption of Next Generation Science Standards and state legislators prioritizing STEM education in two key new laws. Learn more