STEM INSIGHT FOR

Parents

CONNECTING STUDENTS TO THEIR FUTURES.

Supporting Student Learning for Life in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

As a parent or guardian, you help nurture and guide your child (and student) for lifetime — instilling a vision for success, meaning and happiness in his or her life, career and educational journey.

On STEM INSIGHT, we give you the tools to help you empower your student’s creative potential. You can:

  • Access vital information about possible education pathways for your child
  • Research extensive and detailed information about STEM careers in the region
  • Find current listings of high-value extracurricular STEM activities for your child

Our goal is to position you with all the information you need to effectively support your student in the development of the curiosity, interest and skills necessary to find the best solutions to the most challenging problems in North Texas.

Educational Pathway

Choose a course of study. Do you love computers, software, and the web? Are you interested in the environment? These are great places to apply your unique talents.

Guide To Endorsements in Texas

An endorsement is a related series of courses that is defined by interest area or skill set. They provide you with in-depth knowledge of a subject area. You must select an endorsement in the ninth grade; therefore, middle school is the time to consider exploring and dreaming about the ways your life might take flight through a STEM career.  After middle school, you will follow the appropriate course of study in high school to advance your endorsement?building momentum and depth along your road to graduation.

THE STEM ENDORSEMENT: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses related to STEM
Computer Science
Mathematics
Science
Combination of no more than two of the categories listed above 

Districts and charters are not required to offer all endorsements. If only one endorsement is offered, it must be multi-disciplinary studies. Students earn an endorsement by completing the curriculum requirements for the endorsement, including 4th credit of math and science and two additional elective credits.

Schools that offer STEM Pathway

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In-demand STEM Careers

Help your student investigate an industry, explore a field, or choose a career.

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Schools and Programs

Access a full spectrum of higher education programs to help your student reach their goals.

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Events for Students

Help your students discover STEM-related workshops, conferences, professional organizations and speaker series.