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UT STEM Center Research Projects: Learn More

The STEM Center is a research institution headquartered in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at The University of Texas at Austin College of Education and supported by state, federal, and industry partners. 

Our mission is to improve the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through research, outreach, professional development, and educational services. 

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Research

The UT STEM Center is a research institution dedicated to the pursuit of evidence-based best practices in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.

CS for All through WeTeach_CS

CS Education

The Center actively seeks to improve the teaching and learning of STEM through a variety of initiatives and programs like WeTeach_CS, Texas Teacher Externships, and the Texas Regional Collaboratives.

WeTeach_CS Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers

Professional Development

The STEM Center offers a large variety of professional development opportunities across the state and online.

Evaluation Services

Evaluation Services

Evaluation services are critical to understanding the significance of research results and the impact of outreach. The Center has integrated evaluation into all of our work and we offer those professional services to academics, non-profits, and governmental organizations.

Technology Services

Technology Services

Technology can greatly increase efficiency and effectiveness and the Center has the expertise to develop custom solutions for researchers and educators.

Stay Informed

We send out regular communications regarding STEM-related research, news, opportunities, events, and professional development, as well as hosting a community board to share relevant updates from partners and allies. 

June 17 - 19
WeTeach_CS Summit 2019 event
8 a.m. to Noon
Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center

The WeTeach_CS Summit is a 3-day event which educates, empowers, and inspires K-12 CS teachers, advocates, administrators, professional development providers, university instructors, and policy-makers to advance the goal of CS for All in Texas and beyond. Event Details

Monday March 25
Code.org Logo
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
ESC Region 20

K-5 computer science professional development from Code.org Event Details

Monday March 25
Veronica Yan portrait
Noon to 1 p.m.
UT STEM Center PD Space

Please join us for the third of our Spring series of the Brown Bag Colloquiums. Event Details

Saturday April 6
Code.org Logo
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Northwest Early College High School

K-5 computer science professional development from Code.org Event Details

Monday April 15
Maria Olivares portrait
Noon to 1 p.m.
UT STEM Center PD Space

Please join us for the second of our STEM Ed Scholars of Color Colloquium series. Event Details

Monday April 22
Code.org Logo
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
ESC Region 20

K-5 computer science professional development from Code.org Event Details