Educators and business leaders from throughout Delaware are meeting for the state’s first STEM Institute, devoted to preparing students for the job market of the future.
The Delaware Department of Education and the Delaware Science Coalition are sponsiring the session this week at Providence Creek Academy Charter School in Clayton. The Institute is designed to increase familiarity with STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education through a variety of workshops and training sessions. “This is a great opportunity to bring together teachers and business leaders who share the goal of ensuring our students graduate ready for college and careers in the STEM field,” Delaware Secretary of Education Mark Murphy said. “Working together, we can make sure our children can analyze and problem-solve in today’s classrooms and workplaces.”