STEM is an approach to teaching and learning that integrates the content and skills of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…[including] engagement in inquiry, logical reasoning, collaboration, and investigation. The goal of STEM education is to prepare students for post-secondary study and the 21st century workforce.” – Maryland State STEM Standards of Practice (MarylandPublicSchools.org)

Educators can benefit from the variety of STEM programs Northeastern Maryland has to offer including professional development, curriculum materials, and interactive field trip locations. The information in this section connects STEM teachers with these resources which are necessary to prepare Maryland’s students for critical, high-impact STEM careers.

Professional Development
Educator training, support, and networks.

Classroom Aid
Lesson plans, student activities, and multimedia.

Field Trips
Locations for hands-on activities to reinforce in-class learning.