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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. 

Aug. 1 - 2
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8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
UT STEM Center PD Space

This 2-day professional development series offers a variety of workshops that focus on important aspects of teaching and learning mathematics and science in the elementary grades. Event Details

June 24 - 26
Students and teacher studying computer science outside
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The University of Texas at Austin - Pickle Research Center ROC 1.468

A three-day workshop to prepare you to teach the WeTeach_CS for HS curriculum for CS1. Event Details

Monday July 8
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8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
ESC Region 20

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

Tuesday July 9
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

July 15 - 16
WeTeach_Cybersecurity
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The University of Texas at Austin - JJ Pickle Research Campus Commons Conference Center Longhorn 1.130

Educators will leave this TEKS aligned training with an overview of the new introductory survey course, Foundations of Cybersecurity along with resources to engage and implement concepts in their classroom. Event Details

Wednesday July 24
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