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DFSME Mission & Vision

Did you know that according to the
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):

"Employment in occupations related to STEM —science, technology, engineering, and
mathematics—is projected to grow to more than 9 million between 2012 and 2022. That’s
an increase of about 1 million jobs over 2012
employment levels."

Our Mission

  • Catalyze all schools to produce a globally competitive workforce with STEM skills second to none.

  • Advocate the adoption of world-class standards and innovative pedagogy using best practices. 

  • Provide guidance and seek support for the piloting, evaluation, adaptation, and implementation of innovative, effective STEM programs in Delaware.

  • Improve the performance of all Delaware students so they finish high school ready for careers, higher education, and success in the global economy.

Our Vision

ADVOCATING the importance of STEM
  • What STEM encompasses
  • How to present STEM


COMMUNICATING Delaware’s STEM successes

  • Existing programs in STEM
  • Jobs in Technology


COORDINATING the elements of systemic STEM education reform

  • Effective STEM education for everyone
  • Unite like-minded people through gatherings, panels, exhibitions and symposia


IMPROVING the effectiveness of existing STEM resources and programs

  • Clearly define STEM’s sustainable impact
  • Get individuals and groups to help improve the STEM education process

OUR Future