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Uniquely Union: Creating a STEM Identity through Agricultural Education

In May of 2018, the Tennessee Department of Education, in conjunction with the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network and the STEM Leadership Council, announced the first 15 Tennessee STEM Designated Schools. Over the next several months, TSIN will be highlighting each of these schools, the unique features that facilitate quality STEM teaching and learning, and advice […]
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Join the Innovative Leaders Institute or Rural STEM Collaborative!

We are excited to open the applications for the 2018-2019 Innovative Leaders Institute and the Tennessee Rural STEM Collaborative. These programs provide opportunities for school level leaders and rural classroom educators to expand their understanding of STEM in action and collaborate to promote meaningful change in their educational communities. Please click below for specific information about each […]
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Planning for 2018-2019 STEM School Designation

The Tennessee STEM Designation process recognizes schools that promote rigorous and experiential learning opportunities for all students. This spring, the Tennessee Department of Education, in conjunction with the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network and Tennessee STEM Leadership Council awarded STEM Designation to 15 geographically and demographically diverse schools across the state. The 2017-2018 STEM Designated Schools […]
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Our Mission is to promote and expand the teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education in K-12 schools across Tennessee.

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The Network

The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network focuses on “kindergarten to jobs,” developing high-quality STEM programming to further ensure Tennessee students are prepared for success in college and career and ready for the future of their choosing.

The TSIN is committed to helping the State of Tennessee inspire and train the next generation of innovative leaders. The presence of these highly skilled workers will enable the state to grow businesses and industries that can successfully compete in the global economy.

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WhyStem

Why STEM?

STEM is much more than an acronym for the four subject areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. STEM education is a transformative approach to traditional teaching and learning that fosters creativity and innovative thinking in all students.

Not only does STEM education make school more engaging, but it also builds skills required for college, career, and the 21st century.

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BecomeStemSchool

Become a STEM School

The Tennessee STEM School Designation was developed to provide a “roadmap” for schools to successfully implement a STEM education plan at the local level. The tools and resources created define the attributes necessary for a school to create a comprehensive STEM learning environment for its students.

A school that receives Tennessee STEM School Designation will be recognized by the Tennessee Department of Education for its use of STEM teaching and learning strategies and serve as a model from which other schools may visit and learn.

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