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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) (CTE Career Cluster)

The Mission of STEM Education:  

To promote Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, biomedical, geo science, bio chemistry, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services

 

To Accomplish this Mission:

 

The complete STEM education program will support students:

  • Through high quality classroom and laboratory instruction

  • Development of premier leadership, personal growth, and career success

  • Enhanced opportunity to build career skills

We aspire for excellence as we recruit, prepare and encourage individuals to pursue life skills through STEM education.

 

We serve the community and inform them about STEM, the needs, opportunities and challenges, as well as provide life long career skills.

 

STEM programs will respond to community needs and Kansas' STEM needs. It should prepare students to enter the workforce and to participate as leaders, innovators, and managers in a global economy.

 

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, biomedical, geo science, bio chemistry, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services. - See more information on The 16 Clusters Website.

STEM Pathway Design Sheets with Competencies and Resources

The pathway design sheets listed below include a list of the course options within each pathway and the competency profiles for each of those courses. These design sheets are good for the 2016-2017 school years unless otherwise noted.

Please note: for 2017-2018 Bio-Chemistry and Bio-Medical can be found on the Health cluster page.

For the 2017-2018 Cartography/etc & Engineering can be found on the Manufacturing cluster page.

For 2017-2018 Computer Science can be found on the Information Technology cluster page.

For 2017-2018 Energy can be found on the Agriculture cluster page.

Statewide Articulation Agreements

Statewide articulation agreements have been developed for all clusters. To see those available for this cluster's pathways, click on the following link.
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Statewide Articuation AgreementsLink

Wage & Employment Information

The following documents highlight occupational outlook within the areas named in the title of the document based on the 2012-2022 Kansas Occupational Outlook Study and the 2015-2016 National Employment Occupational Outlook Handbook. Click on each title to open.

Contact Jay Scott at jscott@ksde.org for further information.

STEM Cluster Lead
BioChemistry/Green/Hazmat
Biomedical
Cartography/Geospatial/Spatial Mathematics
Computer Science Engineering
Energy
Engineering & Applied Math
Stacy L. Smith
(785) 296-7285
slsmith@ksde.org

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303
bneuenswander@ksde.org

Director
Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142
sesmith@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education
Jay Scott
(785) 296-0979
jscott@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Academic Standards
Jeannette Nobo
(785) 296-2078
jnobo@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Assessment
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325
bfultz@ksde.org

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