Science and STEM Integration and Innovation
The Office of Science and STEM Integration/Innovation provides regional support for teachers and students in the areas of science while integrating, technology, engineering and math. Our mission is to increase opportunities for educators to learn content and pedagogy for the successful implementation of the NGSS, CCSS-ELA, and CCSS-M standards. In addition, we serve as a regional resource for kits and supplies including GEMS, Math Science and Beyond, FOSS, StarLab, as well as regional developed kits. Science and STEM help facilitate student activities such as: Science Fair, Dinner With a Scientist, student workshops, and others.
SJCOE Science and STEM Integration/Innovation and the University of the Pacific partner to direct the Delta Sierra Science Project. This project is the Region 6 affiliate of the California Science Project and the California Subject Matter Project. We are also funded by the California Regional Environmental Education Community to provide Environmental Education professional development. The North Valley STEM Center is an emerging regional collaborative partnership involving UOP, San Joaquin Delta College, Modesto Junior College, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, National Security Technologies, Give Every Child a Chance, Teacher's College of San Joaquin as well as the County Offices of Education from Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne. This partnership will provide meaningful support to ensure our students are career and college ready and prepared for the technological demands of the 21st century.
Science and STEM also serves as liaison between the California Department of Education and other national/regional science-oriented agencies. The office pursues grant-funded opportunities that meet regional needs. Projects include those funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, California Postsecondary Education Commission, and California Department of Education.
To learn more about the Office of Science and STEM Integration/Innovation, visit www.sjcoescience.org