Harmony Public Schools STEM Program
What is T-STEM?
T-STEM is a state initiative that stands for Texas – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. It is a collaboration program between Educate Texas and the Texas Education Agency. T-STEM Academies are designated by the Texas Education Agency and serve as demonstration schools and learning labs, which develop innovative methods to improve science and math instruction.
Increase the number of students entering post-secondary studies and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics T-STEM Objectives The T-STEM mission is to provide students access to and create a solid foundation in programs designed to prepare students for academic and professional careers in mathematics, engineering, science, and technology.
- Facilitate the promotion of quality school leadership that supports school redesign efforts, quality teacher recruitment and improved teacher preparation
- Assist in the long-term educational and economic development, and alignment of these fields
- Increase the number of women and minority students that go into STEM fields
- Incorporate interdisciplinary STEM projects
Harmony Science Academy Laredo T-STEM Blue Print Products
Benchmark 1 School Design
Benchmark 2 Target Population
Benchmark 3 Strategic Alliances
Benchmark 4 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Benchmark 5 Work-Based Learning
19 Aggregate data describing T-STEM student participation in work-based learning experiences as well as percentage of students earning industry certification and credentials by type
Benchmark 6 Student Support