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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. 

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

Saturday May 25
Code.org Logo
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Capital One Domain Community Room

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

June 4 - 6
WeTeach_CS Certification Prep
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office - Irving, TX

WeTeach_CS Certification Prep will provide an overview of the educator competencies required of all teachers to become certified in Grades 8-12 Computer Science. Event Details

June 12 - 13
Integrating Computational Thinking graphic for grades 3 through 5
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
TBD

This two-day workshop for grades 3-5 educators will provide an introduction to computational thinking and how you can embed it into content area lessons. Event Details

June 12 - 13
Integrating Computational Thinking graphic for middle school
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
TBD

This two-day workshop for middle school educators will provide an introduction to computational thinking and how you can embed it into content area lessons. Event Details

Wednesday June 12
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