About STEM


What is STEM Anyway?

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education.  These interdisciplinary focus areas describe the skills and knowledge essential for student success.  They are hands-on and deeply rooted in the real world.   STEM feeds student curiosity and is how they learn best.

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STEM is everywhere shaping our everyday experiences. Science is in nature, Technology in our phones, Engineering in our cars and Math in everything. We are a technology driven society and those with STEM skills can negotiate challenges, have higher quality of life and stronger earning potential. STEM careers are truly “helping” professions that solve the complex problems facing our community and provide rewarding careers.


STEM Careers – Where the Opportunity is in Greater Cincinnati!

  • 80% of area jobs in next decade will require math & science skills
  • STEM jobs are growing 2x faster than non-STEM jobs
  • STEM jobs pay on average 70% more

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Greater Cincinnati Data

Ohio Data (presentation)

National Why STEM Why Now with OH and KY data (2-pager) 

Kentucky Vital Signs; Change the Equation (4-pager)

Ohio Vital Signs; Change the Equation (4-pager)

National Vital Signs;Change the Equation (4-pager)