Learners engage in STEM learning experiences that integrate all STEM disciplines with an emphasis on processes and practices associated with STEM.
Professional staff members implement high quality STEM courses and curriculum aligned to recognized standards and organized into interdisciplinary frameworks.
Professional staff members and leaders participate in an ongoing system of STEM-specific professional learning.
Leaders engage a diverse network of community partners and stakeholders in order to support and sustain STEM programs and initiatives.
Leaders ensure that all stakeholders have ongoing opportunities to access information and learn about STEM implementation.
Learners engage collaboratively in authentic inquiry during ongoing units of study.
Learners engage in self-directed STEM learning guided by professional staff members who are effective facilitators of learning.
Learners benefit from a formal structure of within-school and extracurricular opportunities to extend STEM learning.
Learners demonstrate their learning through performance-based assessments and have opportunities to develop self-assessment and self-monitoring skills.
Learners demonstrate STEM literacy outcomes that prepare them for the next level of learning and work.