MOVE MINNESOTA FORWARD ON STEM EDUCATION
Minnesota ranks 50th in Code.org’s state ranking of computer science education. Join SciMathMN in positively impacting our “last in nation” status.
Moving Minnesota forward on STEM education means developing a comprehensive plan for computer science education; recruiting, supporting, and retaining STEM teachers; supporting career and technical education opportunities; and providing support for new science and math academic standards implementation.
SciMathMN is driving change through both long-standing programs and new initiatives, including:
MINNESOTA STEM TEACHER CENTER
A free online resource providing support for new science and math academic standards implementation.
MINNESOTA STEM NETWORK
A statewide alliance of individuals and organizations advancing STEM in education, workforce development, and community engagement.
STEM DAY AT THE FAIR
Connecting 15,000+ fairgoers with new STEM learning and career pathways through business and education partners, including technical education opportunities.
POLICY BRIEFINGS & ADVOCACY
Supporting the development of new resources and guidelines for computer science education through both the executive and legislative branches of the state
MINNESOTA GEO-SPATIAL STEM RESOURCES MAP
Raising awareness of regional and national developments in STEM-related policy. SciMathMN serves as a non-partisan advocate, helping to connect and inform state legislators and other stakeholders through our Meet & Greet events.
Founded in 1993, SciMathMN brings together a statewide STEM community to promote equitable and accessible STEM learning and workforce participation, empower lifelong learning, and inspire informed community action.
We are a volunteer-based organization, with multi-sector representation from the K-12, higher education, non-profit, and business community.