• STEM Components

    Student Opportunities
     - Students designing, collaboration, real world connections, problem/project-based learning, use of technology, STEM clubs/competitions

    Classroom Environment - Integrated content, multiple assessment types, personalized, hands-on learning

    School Structures - STEM spaces, strategic staffing, professional development, STEM leadership pathways

    School Culture - Ongoing data tracking, school-wide STEM vision, student innovation encouraged, focus on underrepresented students

    Community Connection - STEM network connections, active STEM Advisory Council, community partners

  • Coltrane-Webb STEM Elementary

    Cougar Mascot

  • What Makes STEM Different?

    • Active STEM Advisory Council that meets quarterly
    • Problem/Project Based Learning experiences assigned routinely
    • Emphasis on Student Collaboration with assigned roles
    • Employability Skills Reinforced (soft skills)
    • Career exposure and aligning students career pathways (3 tiered STEM portfolio)
    • Focus on integration across all levels
    • K-12 vertical alignment of STEM practices/curriculum
      STEM field trips
    • Opportunities for Student Empowerment (voice and choice)
    • Engineering Design Process embedded at all schools
      Elementary and Middle- every teacher a STEM teacher
    • K-12 pipeline with 4 NC STEM Schools of Distinction