Schools complete this document as part of Step 1. This Self-Assessment gives schools a starting point for evaluating their level of STEM integration into their school’s culture, instruction, and more. Access a Word Document here or PDF below.
STEM and STE(A)M Designation FAQs
This document will help answer your frequently asked questions about the STEM and STE(A)M School Designation process.
STEM and STE(A)M Needs Assessment
This document is meant to for schools going through the Designation process on a 2 year plan.
Project/Problem-Based Learning Template
This template has been approved by the Tennessee Department of Education and incorporates the essential components of a high quality PBL lesson/unit.
Is your faculty unsure of how STEM and STE(A)M School Designation affects their performance evaluations? The Evaluation Crosswalk document identifies connections between the TEAM Administrator and TEAM Educator evaluation rubrics.
Reimagining School Culture
This impact report highlights Tennessee’s efforts through the TSIN and Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) partnership to reimagine school culture through the lens of the TN STEM/STE(A)M School Designation model.
2021-22 Webinar Designation Webinar Series
Explore the 2021-2022 TN STEM and STE(A)M Designation Process. This year, schools can select to apply for STEM or STE(A)M Designation.
2022-23 Webinar Designation Webinar Series
Explore the most recent updates to the TN STEM and STE(A)M Designation Process. This series will be updated as the webinar’s occur.