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Rural & Remote Initiative

Assisting schools, teachers and students to meet the adopted standards, while maintaining other educational programs.

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Arizona STEM Network

A first-of-its-kind strategic effort to help improve Arizona’s educational system for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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Bisgrove Scholars

SFAz initiated the Bisgrove Scholars program to attract and retain exceptional individuals who have demonstrated substantial achievement and possess the potential to transform ideas into great value for society.

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Community College STEM Pathways

NSF Kickstarter – Improving recruitment and retention of Hispanic students at Community College Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) in STEM-related fields by enhancing their participation in NSF-funded initiatives.

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Graduate Research Fellows

We are committed to providing early support to individuals who have the highest potential to drive innovation and a high quality of life in Arizona. The GRF program transforms the ability of the state’s existing graduate programs to attract exceptionally gifted students in key areas of strategic value to Arizona.

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Helios STEM School Pilot

Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) and the Arizona STEM Network congratulate the seven schools and districts selected as education pilot sites for the Helios STEM School Pilot Program.

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STAR Parties

Putting telescopes in the hands of middle school students to help them learn STEM through astronomy is what the Galileoscope STAR PARTIES Project is all about.

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STEM Immersion Guide

The STEM Immersion Guide is a comprehensive framework for Arizona schools and districts to integrate STEM education.

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STEM Club Guide

The purpose of this guide is to illustrate the characteristics, attributes and benefits of STEM Clubs.

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STEM Education Resource Guide

The STEM Education Resource Guide focuses on building a wide variety of content rich resources and links aligned to five different categories.

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Robotics

Robotics is one of the many ways of actively engaging young people in STEM learning.

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STEM Pathways

STEM Career Pathways offer students additional opportunities to explore and prepare for successful careers in new and emerging STEM fields.

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Change the Equation (STEMworks Database)

Arizona STEM education programs that deepen young people’s learning in STEM.

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STEM Implementation Guide

This guide provides schools with a timeline for planning, implementing and facilitating a STEM program from the Exploratory Model up through the Full Immersion Model.

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Informal STEM Education

Informal STEM Opportunities include all programs that expose children and/or adults to STEM related experiences that provide academic and other learning supports to young people and their families during or outside of schools (often supplementing in-school learning).

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Teacher Professional Development

From the initial training of teachers to the continuous updating of new information and skills, quality STEM-Professional Development (PD) begins with a commitment to exploring new ways of learning and doing.

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STEM Business Advocates & Partners

STEM Advocates are individuals, businesses and industry organizations that work with teachers, schools and districts to advance real-world learning opportunities and career exploration for students.

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