Why STEM/ STEAM?

STEM

STEM Vital Signs from Change the Equation

Change the Equation is leading private sector initiatives to help improve STEM teaching and learning in the U.S.—both in school and out of school.

Business-Higher Education Forum Model

The BHEF U.S. STEM Education Model is the centerpiece of the Business-Higher Education Forum’s STEM Education & Modeling Project, which is designed to help increase the number of students who pursue majors and careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Report to the President on STEM

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers, appointed by the President to augment the science and technology advice available to him from inside the White House and from cabinet departments and other Federal agencies.