STEAM programs by design support students' and teachers' development of key competencies that underpin authentic
STEAM learning. This occurs with integration and application of content knowledge, skills, and dispositions across academic content areas of science and math and incorportates technology, engineering, and art to strategically focus and align
STEAM programs with current or future career pathways while equipping students with the skills needed to enter the workforce after graduation.
STEAM learning environments foster collaboration; creativity; problem-solving; open-inquiry; experimentation; and communication, all of which impact students' social, emotional, and reasoning growth.