Accession Number : ADA586228


Title :   National Defense Education Program (NDEP) - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 19 Oct 2009-31 May 2013


Corporate Author : MONTGOMERY COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER DAYTON OH


Personal Author(s) : Cox, Shannon M ; Preiss, Sandra M


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a586228.pdf


Report Date : Sep 2013


Pagination or Media Count : 54


Abstract : Collaboration of Air Force Research Lab and The Dayton Regional STEM Center resulted in Department of Defense Scientists and Engineers partnering with educational institutions, making direct connections between developed curricula and scientific and experimental processes. National Defense Education Program funding bolstered real world connections between school curriculum and the work of the Department of Defense Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics professionals. These experiences exposed Pre-School-12 students to competencies and career fields as they relate to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. 15. SUBJECT TERMS science, technology, engineering, mathematics, professional development, lessons, units of instruction, collaboration, industry, Dayton Regional STEM Center, STEM, quality framework, Air Force Research Lab, higher education


Descriptors :   *CAREERS , *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , *EDUCATION , *SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH , *STUDENTS , AIR FORCE RESEARCH , ENGINEERING , INDUSTRIES , MATHEMATICS


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Government and Political Science
      Humanities and History
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE