STEM Academy at Bartlett has been recognized by the Future of Education
Technology Conference as having one of the top middle school STEM programs in
the nation. The school is one of the top
three finalists for the FETC STEM Excellence Award which will be announced on January
were determined by the FETC STEM Advisory Committee, consisting of a
seven-member panel of high-ranking educational professionals from across the
country. The group evaluated hundreds of
applications before selecting three finalists, in each age level.
The FETC STEM Excellence Awards
recognize excellence and innovation in the field of STEM education at the
primary, middle and high school levels, with winners selected from each level.
STEM Excellence Awards applications are evaluated based on the use of
Interdisciplinary Curriculum, Collaboration, Design, Problem Solving and the
STEM Experiences offered.
The three finalists from the middle school category also include:
• Mater Academy Charter
Middle School, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Hialeah Gardens, Fla.
• McHenry Middle School,
McHenry School District 15, McHenry, Ill.
The award will be
presented at the FETC Conference in Orlando, Florida on January 30, 2019. A
team from The STEM Academy @ Bartlett is scheduled to attend the conference and
lead a presentation on STEM integration in the middle school.