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STEM@ESC-20 was designed to foster the cultivation of leadership to design and develop comprehensive STEM cultures that encourage collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and innovation, and communication among students. We provide opportunities for our districts to become a part of a collaborative STEM community that shares best practices and builds strong systems of support for 21st Century learning. Our team provides a robust menu of professional growth opportunities that include STEM Leadership Development, Project Based Learning to design authentic experiences for students, Digital Learning, Instructional Coaching and Technical Assistance that may be customized to reach district and campus goals.

Whether you are looking for face-to-face training, online courses and customized professional development pathways STEM@ESC-20 has a solution for you! 
STEM Support Services

 
The STEM Cooperative provides orientation, in-depth training consultative support for a campus to enrich the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math culture.

Your campus has 3 options of support within this Coop: STEM Foundations (for new STEM programs), STEM Implementation (Programs wanting to reacher higher STEM levels), and STEM Leaders (Programs looking to build a STEM pipeline for their district). 








The Face-To-Face Professional Development at ESC-20 provides STEM teachers from different districts the opportunity to collaborate and network while learning new skills and content.

Our STEM Specialists are former Engineers, Administrators and STEM instructors who bring their expertise and passion to every session. 






The Alamo STEM Workforce Coalition is comprised of committees from the Alamo area who have partnered to extend learning opportunities in the classroom and grow the number of students on STEM degree pathways to help employers gain a competitive edge while contributing to economic growth. 

Every summer educators from ESC-20 are brought together to increase their knowledge of Project Based Learning and how to tie content to industry through our Teacher Externship Program. 





WeTeach_CS is a program of the University of Texas at Austin's Center for STEM Education, a research, teaching and service unit located in the College of Education. WeTeach_CS provides intensive and sustained K-12 professional development for Texas Computer Science Teachers, or those who are wanting to become certified to teach Computer Science.

ESC-20 was recently applied and was awarded a WeTeach_CS Collaborative for 2017. We are excited to partner with our district to make Computer Science available to all. 

STEM Designation Support Services - Transformation Central

Transformation Central Texas STEM Center is a partnership between Education Service Centers, Region 13 (Austin) and Region 20 (San Antonio). Transformation Central serves central Texas and El Paso T-STEM Academies and other schools focusing on innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) instruction.

Contact Joel Rodriguez for more information or any additional assistance.
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Contact:
Ravae Shaeffer
Coordinator III
(210) 370-5280
Contact Ravae Shaeffer
Joel Rodriguez
Educational Specialist, STEM
(210) 370-5612
Contact Joel Rodriguez
Sylvia Wilborn
Educational Specialist, Math
(210) 370-5455
Contact Sylvia Wilborn
Nancy Rodriguez
Educational Specialist, Science
(210) 370-5611
Contact Nancy Rodriguez
Lisa Soll
Educational Specialist, Science
(210) 370-5284
Contact Lisa Soll
STEM COOP Brochure
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Fall 2016 & Spring 2017 PD
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Register for Workshops
Sign up for STEM workshops in Connect20