Our Mission

CIESE leverages and strengthens STEM disciplinary and pedagogical expertise for K-12 and Higher Education through:

•    Research on teaching and learning
•    Professional development for educators
•    Curriculum design

CIESE will become a center for transformative educational practices through cross disciplinary collaborations that support increased STEM participation and literacy K-20.  

Our Vision

When we collaborate to...

  • Build STEM teaching expertise through professional development;
  • Support student engagement through STEM curriculum development;
  • Investigate teaching and learning questions through education research,


We will...

Inspire, catalyze and strengthen K-12 and post-secondary STEM learning,


So that...

Scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical literacy and social responsibility inform careers, citizenship and personal decision-making and contribute to solving the critical problems that face humanity.



CIESE and K-12 STEM Initiatives at Stevens


Developing STEM Talent for Work and Citizenship

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