Center for STEM Education Research at SIU
At the STEM Education Research Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, we are dedicated to promoting STEM education, focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and providing resources for students who are interested in these areas of study, their teachers and their parents.
Mission and Goals
To provide professional development, workshops, and curriculum development support for our region's K-12 teachers.
To facilitate strategies of teaching the Common Core in preparation for the PARCC exams.
To provide undergraduate students the best preparation needed for Graduate School or for their chosen profession.
To coordinate all of our efforts in existing programs at SIU, such as the Science, Mathematics and Action Research for teachers with the Illinois State Board of Education, the Southern Illinois Partnership for Achievement in Math and Science with the Illinois Board of Higher Education, and the Noyce Masters Teacher Fellowship with the National Science Foundation.