TSIN Launches Additional Online STEM Opportunity for Students

We are pleased to announce an additional educational initiative to empower students with critical STEM skills and ignite their enthusiasm for future STEM careers. We have partnered with technology company EVERFI to provide Endeavor, a unique digital STEM curriculum, to all middle school students in Tennessee at no cost. “We are pleased to partner with […]
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Welcome the 2018-2019 Cohort of the Innovative Leaders Institute

The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 cohort for the Innovative Leaders Institute – a year-long professional learning opportunity designed to train highly effective principals, assistant principals, and school leaders to infuse a STEM culture in their school through innovative leadership and instructional strategies. School leaders were selected to participate in the program […]
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Announcing the 2018-2019 Tennessee Rural STEM Collaborative

TSIN announced today the 2018-2019 class of the Tennessee Rural STEM Collaborative – a yearlong, cohort-based training for rural educators designed to share promising practices in STEM education, seek solutions to local education challenges, and encourage the development of a targeted STEM solution for each community or school represented. This year, 43 educators representing 18 counties […]
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2019 STEM Summit to Feature Steve Spangler

The TSIN is excited to announce the 2019 Tennessee STEM Innovation Summit will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 14 & 15, 2019 at the Nashville Airport Marriott in Nashville, TN. Featuring Steve Spangler As a science author, teacher, toy designer, and an Emmy award-winning television personality, Steven Spangler remains a big kid at heart. He’s the science teacher you always wanted […]
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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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TDOE Announces the First Fifteen Schools to Receive Tennessee STEM School Designations

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today that fifteen schools have received the Tennessee STEM School Designation, the first in the state to receive this award. This designation, developed in collaboration with the STEM Leadership Council and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, is designed to recognize schools that promote and implement rigorous STEM-related learning opportunities for all […]
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TSIN Welcomes New Director Sandy Watkins

The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network is pleased to announce that Sandy Watkins has been selected to lead the Network’s statewide effort. “This network is one of our signature accomplishments in Battelle’s extensive portfolio in STEM education,” said Aimee Kennedy, Senior Vice-President of Education, STEM Learning and Philanthropy at Battelle. “From teacher to principal, Sandy Watkins has built […]
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