Meet the Players: Organizations Providing STEM Education Resources or Services

Center for the Advancement of STEM Education (CASE)http://www.caseforlearning.com

CASE provides instruction on 21st-century learning tools and strategies for teachers and scientists and engineers so that the two can work collaboratively within school systems located in proximity to Department of Defense labs.

Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE)http://www.k12science.org

CIESE collaborates with K-12 and university educators, researchers, policymakers and educational organizations to develop curriculum materials, conduct professional development programs, and research new methodologies to strengthen STEM education.

Center for STEM Educationhttp://www.stem.neu.edu

Operated at Northeastern University, the Center for STEM Education seeks to impact STEM teaching and learning at all levels, both locally and nationally.

CompTIAhttp://www.comptia.org

The Computing Technology Industry Association provides educational assessments and certifications in information technology fields.

Challenger Centerhttp://www.challenger.org

Commemorating the crew of the Challenger Space Shuttle, the Challenger Center’s mission is to create a scientifically literate population that can thrive in a world increasingly driven by information and technology.

First Roboticshttp://www.usfirst.org

An organization founded by inventor and entrepreneur, Dean Kaman, sponsors competitions for students in which they design and construct robots.

High Tech Highhttp://www.hightechhigh.org

A public charter school in California launched by a coalition of San Diego business leaders and educators. It has evolved into an integrated network of schools spanning grades K-12, housing a comprehensive teacher certification program and a new, innovative Graduate School of Education.

HHMI Science Education Alliancehttp://www.hhmi.org/grants/sea

A division of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Science Education Alliance creates the opportunity to bring leading scientists and educators together to develop, implement, and/or disseminate vetted and novel methods, technologies, and practices that can broaden scientific understanding and participation.

Health Occupations Student Organization (HOSA)http://www.hosa.org

HOSA is a national career technical student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education with a goal of providing students in health science programs with leadership development, motivation, and recognition.

Journal of STEM Educationhttp://ojs.jstem.org

This publication promotes high-quality undergraduate education in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology through peer reviewed articles.

National Science Digital Libraryhttp://www.nsdl.org

This website is a collection is comprised of web portals, web sites, and individual digital resources identified by National Science Digital Library staff as appropriate for inclusion in the Library.

National Science Education Leadership Associationhttp://www.nsela.org

An organization dedicated to developing science education leadership for K - 16 school systems. NSELA members have a strong interest in advances in a broad array of topics including student learning, safety, curriculum, technology, professional development, assessment, inquiry, and science education reform.

National Science Foundation (NSF)http://www.nsfresources.org

This site contains an initial sampling of resources and findings from NSF-funded projects related to STEM education.

Ohio STEM Learning Networkhttp://www.osln.org

The Ohio STEM Learning Network is an initiative that connects and unites the STEM education assets in the state and provides a forum to share the work.

PBS STEM Education Resource Centerhttp://www.pbs.org/teachers/stem

Operated by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), this database contains nearly 4,000 science, technology, engineering and math resources for teachers in grades pre-K through 12.

Project Lead the Wayhttp://www.pltw.org

Project Lead the Way provides an engaging, hands-on K-12 curriculum in many STEM education fields, such as engineering and biotechnology.

School of Onehttp://www.schoolofone.org

School of One was created to generate bold, effective and transformative changes in the classroom to better meet the individual needs of today's students.

SkillsUSAhttp://www.skillsusa.org

A national career technical education student organization conducting student competitions in a myriad of science and math subjects. SkillsUSA also conducts technical skills assessments on a variety of career technical education subjects.

STEM Fuse - http://stemfuse.com/

STEM Fuse develops STEM focused middle school and high school curriculum. They currently offer 3 courses at the high school level and 1 middle school level course.

Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM Education (TIES)http://www.tiesteach.org

This organization seeks to innovate the teaching of STEM education by providing STEM School design, STEM curriculum, and STEM instructional support to schools, districts, states and the federal government.

Wolfram Research STEM Initiativehttp://www.wolfram.com/solutions/stem

This website offers programs and resources for educators, schools, students, and "lifelong learners" of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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