—STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education is closely linked with our nation’s economic prosperity in the modern global economy.

—STEM will generate the scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians that will create new ideas, new products, and entirely new industries in the 21st century.

Goals of STEM Education:
Create critical thinkers
Increase science literacy
Prepares the next generation of innovative thinkers
Innovates new products and processes that will sustain our economy