March 16, 2016
Early in his Administration, President Obama made improving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education a priority. To meet the nation's evolving workforce needs, America will need to add 1 million more STEM professionals by 2022.
October 26, 2015
September 25, 201424 New Teacher Quality Partnership Grants Totaling More Than $35 Million Awarded to Recruit, Train and Support More Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Teachers
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the award of $35 million for 24 new partnerships between universities and high-need school districts that will recruit, train and support more than 11,000 teachers over the next five yearsprimarily in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fieldsto improve student achievement.
September 28, 2012U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $30.8 Million in Grants to Strengthen Math and Science Skills of Upward Bound Students
The U.S. Department of Education awarded 113 grants totaling more than $30.8 million to Upward Bound students to strengthen their math and science skills, and prepare them for postsecondary education programs that lead to careers in the fields of math and science.
April 12, 2011Education Department Senior Official to Discuss State of STEM Education at Institute for Competitive Workforce Panel
Michael Lach, special assistant for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will discuss the state of STEM education and its importance to the economy during a panel organized by the Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW), a non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13.
March 7, 2011U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Forum on STEM Education Hosted by Congresswoman Donna Edwards
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will participate in a forum hosted by Congresswoman Donna Edwards, D-Md., on the importance of helping students master Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) inside and outside the classroom and pursue professions in those fields.