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Mission
The STEM Action Center is Utah’s leader in promoting science, technology, engineering, and math through best practices in education to ensure connection with industry and Utah’s long-term economic prosperity.

 

 

 

 

 

Vision

  • Catalyze student experiences, community engagement and industry alignment by identifying and implementing the public- and higher- education best practices that will transform workforce development.
  • Identify and implement STEM education best practices that will help to transform STEM education and workforce development.
  • Increase equity and access to all Utah students, including those in rural communities.

Our Goals

  • Prepare the future workforce by empowering educators with best practices and tools; coordinate STEM activities on all academic levels

  • Sustain a highly competitive workforce by meeting industry needs as well as technological innovation

  • Create economic opportunities for all Utahns through infrastructure and innovation

Our Impact

Our Programs

550,000+ students have been impacted by STEM-sponsored events and programs

Pie chart displaying the number of students engaged in STEM-sponsored events: 278,000 students were impacted by event sponsorships (50%); 134,616 students were impacted by math personalized learning software grants (24%); 80,000 students were impacted by organization grants (14%) and 64,147 students were impacted by other programs (12%).

Our reach across Utah

602 schools engaged in Utah STEM programming

Pie chart displaying the number of schools participating in STEM programming: 434 urban schools (72%) and 168 rural schools (28%). The total is 602 schools.
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Projects

We offer a broad portfolio of projects and initiatives in partnership with the Utah State Office of Education department and the Utah System of Higher Education and Industry, from grants to certifications to educational approach.

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Our Impact

Get the facts and stories behind STEM's impact on education and industry in Utah. Read our annual reports, our strategic plan, LEA-based reports and more.

STEM Creates a Bright Future for Utah

42.2%
growth in postings for emerging tech jobs
$2.5 million
tuition reimbursement plan for in-state Utah graduates
10%
of Utah’s $150 billion economic activity is in STEM
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Our Mission

Produce a STEM-competitive workforce to ensure Utah’s continued economic success in the global marketplace. Catalyze student experience, community engagement and industry alignment by identifying and implementing the public- and higher-education best practices that will transform workforce development.


Our Vision

  • Produce a STEM-competitive workforce to ensure Utah’s continued economic success in the global marketplace.
  • Catalyze student experience, community engagement and industry alignment by identifying and implementing the public- and higher- education best practices that will transform workforce development.
  • Identify and implement STEM education best practices that will help to transform STEM education and workforce development.
  • Increase equity and access to all Utah students, including those in rural communities.