What Is STEM?                                   The Science, Technology,                                    Engineering & ...
2011 CSLNet Student STEM Showcase
STEM Defined    •Critical Thinking                         •Careers    •Creativity                         •Community    •...
STEM Defined       Being STEM-capable strengthens one’s ability to     succeed in an innovation-based economy and society
Demand for STEM Workforce is  Projected to Grow Dramatically    • Nearly 500,000 open jobs currently in CA, despite 11%   ...
“HELP WANTED” in STEM  STEM jobs are growing more                                      80% of STEM jobs will be in  rapidl...
EQUITY                           IMPACT                         CHANGE  STEM                            Strong            ...
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  • Cross-cutting skillsInterdisciplinaryReal World Contexts
  • Cross-cutting skillsInterdisciplinaryReal World Contexts
  • What is STEM

    1. 1. What Is STEM? The Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics fields are collectively considered core technological underpinnings of an advanced society, according to both the National Research Council and the National Science Foundation.The term STEM is commonly used in relation to the nations economic competitiveness
    2. 2. 2011 CSLNet Student STEM Showcase
    3. 3. STEM Defined •Critical Thinking •Careers •Creativity •Community •Problem-Solving •Global
    4. 4. STEM Defined Being STEM-capable strengthens one’s ability to succeed in an innovation-based economy and society
    5. 5. Demand for STEM Workforce is Projected to Grow Dramatically • Nearly 500,000 open jobs currently in CA, despite 11% unemployment Demand of Demand of Rank State Increase in STEM jobs STEM jobs Job Growth in 2008 by 2018 #1 California 894,860 1,065,000 +19% #2 Texas 584,120 715,390 +22% #3 New York 385,140 423,190 +10% #4 Florida 322,560 385,010 +19% #5 Illinois 266,900 319,820 +20% U.S. Total: 6.8 Million 8 Million +17%Source: Anthony P. Carnevale and Nicole Smith, STEM (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, October 20, 2011
    6. 6. “HELP WANTED” in STEM STEM jobs are growing more 80% of STEM jobs will be in rapidly than other fields Computing & Engineering (2008 - 2018) Occupa onal Distribu on of STEM Jobs through 2018 Mathema cal Architects, Surveyors Science Occupa ons & Technicians Non-STEM +10% Life & Physical Science US STEM +17% Occupa ons Computer Occupa ons Engineering & Engineering Technicians CA STEM +19%Source: Anthony P. Carnevale and Nicole Smith, STEM (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, October 20, 2011
    7. 7. EQUITY IMPACT CHANGE STEM Strong Bold problem-education partnerships solving & is for all create lasting support are key impact SUCCESS LEARNING STEM STEM is an knowledge is engine for key to success continuous, in the 21st lifelong century learning

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