The San Mateo County Office of Education's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) Center provides teachers and administrators research-based professional development in STEAM content and pedagogy to engage, educate, and inspire our 21st-century learners. It collaboratively designs and facilitates learner-centered experiences that nurture innate human curiosity through:
- Catalyzing innovative, research-validated educational strategies to support student success
- Building educator capacity through a range of professional learning opportunities
- Connecting schools, networks, communities, industries, and government to create synergy and support innovation
The STEAMCentric shares STEAM-related professional development opportunities, news, and information to teachers, administrators, and community partners.
STEAM Lending Library
The STEAM Center runs a lending library where educators can check out STEAM-related books and hands-on kits for classroom and training use. Note that due to high demand, kits can only be checked out to a classroom for one week. View the STEAM book library and request to check out books and kits.
Portions of this work have been made possible through the generous funding by Oracle Giving.