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    STEM.STEAM Education
     
     
    Atlanta Public Schools 
    STEM and STEAM Education
    Atlanta Public Schools (APS) is dedicated to preparing students for college and 21st century careers by providing high quality educational opportunities. APS has set as a priority ensuring students receive a rigorous and relevant learning experience through its STEM Signature Program (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). The Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) defines STEM Education as an integrated curriculum that is driven by problem solving, discovery, exploratory projects, problem-based learning and students centered development of ideas and solutions.   
     
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     Several APS schools have selected career themes and have been STEM or STEAM certified or are in the process of pursuing STEM certification:    
    • BEST Academy - Engineering Career Pathway (STEM Certified) 
    • Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Academy - Computer Science and Web Design Career Pathways (STEM Certified) 
    • Douglass HS - Engineering Career Pathway 
      • John Lewis MS  
      • Boyd ES
      • Harper-Archer ES
      • Scott ES
      • F.L. Stanton ES
      • Usher-Collier ES
    • South Atlanta HS - Computer Science and Healthcare Science Career Pathways 
      • Long MS - Healthcare Science Career Pathway
      • Cleveland ES (STEM Certified) 
      • Dobbs ES
      • Heritage Academy ES
      • Humphries ES
      • Hutchinson ES
    • Washington HS - Agricultural Business, Health Science, and Computer Science Career Pathways 
      • Brown MS
      • Hollis Innovation Academy (K-8)
      • M. A. Jones ES (STEM and STEAM Certified)
      • Tuskegee Airmen Global Academy ES

    GADOE has established a STEM certification process to validate the quality of STEM programs across the state.  The grade-level STEM Continuums (guidelines) are available for review on this website or from the APS Office of Career, Technical and Agricultural Education.  Cognia is an international organization that awards school accreditations and STEM certifications.  

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    For more information on STEM/STEAM contact:Dr. Brene` Bradley, STEM CoordinatorPhone: (404) 802-5892 | Email: bebradley@atlanta.k12.ga.us
     
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