The Office of STEM is part of DESE's Center for Instructional Support and consists of four disciplines: Mathematics, Science and Technology/Engineering, Digital Literacy and Computer Science, and Comprehensive Health and Physical Education. A comprehensive STEM education is relevant, rigorous, and coherent, fostering a positive STEM identity and a deep understanding of the content and practices in and across the STEM disciplines.
All Massachusetts students will have an equitable, comprehensive STEM education that fosters a positive STEM identity and enables them to apply their learning to thrive in their everyday lives and participate in informed civic engagement.
Office of STEM Goals:
The Office of STEM works to achieve its Vision and Goals through activities including:
Last Updated: December 5, 2023
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