Strategic Plan

Local STEM community experts representing Prek-12 grade education, higher education, business and funders helped shape OC STEM’s Blue Print for Success. The strategic plan provides a clear road map for the region and is supported by goals, activities, deliverables and both short and long term benchmarks of success.

Organizational Structure

  • Goal: Build a sustainable structure to support the ongoing implementation of successful STEM programs

STEM Communications Strategy

  • Goal: Promote awareness of STEM competencies and why they are important

STEM Learning

  • Goal: Create interest among students, preschool through college, to pursue the development of their STEM knowledge, skills and abilities

Professional Development

  • Goal: Promote educators’ STEM knowledge, competencies, and pedagogy

Workforce Development

  • Goal: Bridge the gap between a STEM-educated workforce and Orange County businesses’ demands

Research and Evaluation

  • Goal: Promote rigorous research-based approaches to STEM teaching and learning