Ensuring students receive the foundational STEM learning they need for lifelong success

What is the Indiana STEM Cadre?

Supported by Five Star Technology Solutions, the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) at the University of Indianapolis and the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE), the Indiana STEM Cadre is working to help every Hoosier student receive the foundational STEM integration skills they need for lifelong success. 

To achieve this mission, the Indiana STEM Cadre develops and implements collaborative professional development for educators (grades 4-8) across the state rooted in research-based practices. 

Our mission is to ensure Hoosier students are prepared to solve authentic problems and pursue high-demand careers with integrated STEM learning. Interest Forms were closed on February 28, 2023.  Questions regarding Cohort 2 can be directed to stemcadre@fivestartech.com


Indiana's Priorities for STEM Education

View this PDF to learn more about Indiana's priorities surrounding STEM integration.

Cohort Two of the Indiana STEM Cadre

Five Star, CELL and IDOE invite schools and corporations to be part of cohort two of the Indiana STEM Cadre. 

By joining Cohort Two, schools will:

By participating, schools agree to:

Interest Forms were closed on February 28, 2023.  Questions regarding Cohort 2 can be directed to stemcadre@fivestartech.com

K12 EdTech Experts

Five Star believes technology can transform K12 education to help meet the needs of today’s learners.  The Five Star professional development team offers consistently awesome, evidence-based learning opportunities that are relevant and engaging to meet the learning needs of educators across the nation.  With a expert team trained in STEM practices, Five Star specifically designs training for adult learners using a variety of modes, keeping it in context with personal experiences, connecting participants with others in the learning community, and never forgetting to have immediate application so it stays real and practical. 

Strategic Initiative Leader

CELL, supported by and in collaboration with IDOE, continues to support the Indiana STEM Cadre to help schools implement integrated STEM learning by training educational preparation programs within higher education. With extensive experience and success in education, CELL has been a leader in organizing schools and supporting innovative educational practices for over 20 years. CELL's mission is to partner with schools and communities to improve outcomes for students of all ages by leading to sustainable education innovation and transformation across Indiana.