STEM Education in the School District of Pickens County
Advocates for Education
SCCMS, South Carolina's Coalition for Mathematics & Science brings together advocates, like you, who seek constancy and quality in our state's approach to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.
Professional Development for Educators
SCCMS partners view South Carolina's educators as paramount to the success of STEM education for our children. We work closely with our partners, especially S²TEM Centers SC, to promote economic and workforce development through improvement in K-12 STEM education in South Carolina schools.
Our objectives are to:
News & Happenings
The launch of the Upstate STEM Collaborative is creating quite a buzz! View News Coverage and Read More
Anita Zucker, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the InterTech Group on STEMconnector® List of its 100 CEO Leaders in STEM - Read More
Moving from Standards to Practice Conference: Leading Tomorrow’s Mathematics and Science Education in South Carolina - Content Literacy Tied to New Standards, STEM: Is it a Word with Meaning?, Putting the SySTEM in STEM
Hopes and fears about STEM education expressed by 73 thought and action leaders. - View Presentation
Can South Carolina meet the demand for STEM skills? - Read More
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded SCCMS and S2TEM Centers SC a grant of $35,992 to complete development and piloting of our iSTEM initiative in partnership with Fluor and Lockheed Martin. iSTEM will develop the instructional leadership capacities of K-12th grade educators in six ARC counties as they implement classroom instructional strategies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with a specific focus on engineering.
Reflections on How Innovations Based in STEM Have Changed Lives, Summit Keynote Speaker Torrence Robinson - Read Remarks
How STEM education impacts our local economy and what you can do - Read More
Executive Director, Dr. Tom Peters, reports on the current state of math and science instruction in South Carolina - Download
Special thanks to our founding partners....
Our founding partners are BMW Manufacturing Co., DuPont, Michelin North America, Progress Energy and the South Carolina Department of Education. Their vision and support established SCCMS in 2005 and sustains us today.
Clemson University, the College of Engineering & Science, the Center for Workforce Development, and the Clemson University Foundation provide SCCMS with expert operations and infrastructure support.