K-6 STEM Education Graduate Certificate

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

The mission of the Integrated STEM Education program at the University of Arkansas is to provide future elementary teachers with the knowledge, skills, aptitudes, and tools necessary to make positive and lasting differences in the lives of their current and future students.

We believe in providing a creative, and critical-thinking environment, where engaging STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) content is the foundation and learning is delivered through real-world connections, problem/project based learning, and performance-based assessment.

The ultimate goal of the program is to nurture STEM confidence, the ability to deliver engaging STEM curriculum, as well as a passion for STEM learning among elementary teacher education candidates and practicing teachers. It is part of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, where this certificate also is listed in the Childhood and Elementary Education degree program.