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Office of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education

The Office of STEM Education coordinates efforts across New Hampshire to modernize and integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.

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Vision & Mission

Our vision is for all students in NH to:

  • Learn foundational STEM concepts, including computer science and engineering, in the core curriculum.
  • Apply STEM practices, including scientific research methods and engineering design and development processes.
  • Utilize and develop communication and collaboration skills.
  • Explore the connections between the STEM disciplines, their relation to the humanities, and their importance in our world.
  • Become self-directed and empowered by making meaningful decisions in their education, and having access to pathways that lead to high-skill, high-demand occupations.

Our mission is:

  • Facilitate coordination and collaboration between stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement effective policy to ensure all students have access to effective STEM education.
  • Develop resources and guidance to help educators advance STEM education.
  • Leverage state and federal funding programs to support educators.

Curriculum & Instruction Guidelines

ESSA establishes the definition of a STEM School as “a school, or dedicated program within a school, that engages students in rigorous, relevant, and integrated learning experiences focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science.”

Every school in NH should strive to meet this definition.

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Initiatives and Funding Programs

Current areas of focus include:

Funding Programs include:


Ongoing STEM-related work at DOE occurs in multiple divisions and bureaus.

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STEM Education Partnerships in NH

Advisories and Alliances



Science Education Consultan

New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street | Concord, NH | 03301-3494
Telephone: (603) 271-3494 | TDD Access: Relay NH 711