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Welcome to STEM in Delaware


Delaware STEM Symposium

The Third Annual Award for STEM Educators in Delaware is hosting a Symposium!!

Come Stop by on November 15th!!!

The 2016 Delaware STEM Educator Awards are made possible by Ashland

Delaware STEM Educator Awards

Council Mission:

  • Expand the number of Delaware students who ultimately pursue advanced degrees and careers in STEM fields and broaden the participation of women and minorities in these fields.

  • Expand the STEM capable workforce to create, grow and attract STEM related businesses to Delaware.

  • Increase STEM literacy for all Delaware students including those who pursue non-STEM related careers, but need STEM skills.


What is STEM?

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. These disciplines are vital for thriving in the 21st century whether managing STEM-based decisions of daily life or pursuing STEM careers.


  • "Technological innovation accounted for almost half of U.S. economic growth over the past 50 years"
  • "Almost all of the 30 fastest-growing occupations in the next decade will require at least some background in STEM"
  • "STEM occupations are projected to grow by 17.0 percent from 2008 to 2018, compared to 9.8 percent growth for non-STEM occupations"
             - Economics & Statistics Administration
  • STEM workers command higher wages, earning 26 percent more than their non-STEM counterparts
             - Economics & Statistics Administration