VISION Preparing and inspiring generations of learners to meet the challenges of a global society through innovation, critical thinking and community collaboration.
MISSION The Lowcountry STEM Collaborative effectively engages the community to advance STEM awareness, interest and literacy, thereby establishing our region as a leader in STEM education and bolstering our STEM workforce.
Priority 1: Effectively engage the community to advance STEM awareness, interest and literacy in the Lowcountry.
Goal 1A– Establish a business plan for the Collaborative
Goal 1B - Identify and implement innovative approaches for connecting, leveraging, and increasing collaboration among the region’s STEM stakeholders.
Goal 1C– Leverage our region’s resources by aligning key community, workforce, and economic development initiatives.
Goal 1D – Encourage partnerships among stakeholders to diversify pathways to STEM careers.
Priority 2: Bolster the Lowcountry’s STEM workforce.
Goal 2A - Elevate the visibility and understanding of STEM in the Lowcountry and how it supports our economic needs.
Goal 2B – Grow STEM philanthropy by providing consistent and open communications through partnerships.
Goal 2C- Align The Collaborative’s priorities to be consistent with community foci while remaining strategically linked to key regional and national experts.
Priority 3: Establish our region as a leader in STEM education.
Goal 3A - Strengthen the quality of P-20 STEM education by promoting and establishing research based teaching practices and interventions.
Goal 3B – Prepare and inspire all students to pursue STEM-related topics though learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom.