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Northeast Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub

Center of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education

Vision, Mission and Goals




To design a STEM Platform School to serve as a center for STEM innovation for Northeast Tennessee that capitalizes on robust STEM assets and disseminates pedagogical practices throughout the region.  A sustainable, synchronized learning network of partners with the Platform School and the region’s STEM assets, including LEA’s, IEH’s, business and industry and non-profits to amplify and accelerate the reach and impact of STEM education in the region for all students to develop the intellectual capital for future careers and economic vitality for the global marketplace.


The ETSU Hub and partners serve to ensure the development and success of the STEM School and to further develop a national model of STEM teaching and learning. The ETSU STEM Hub is poised not only to receive and distribute knowledge, but also to work to initiate a series of changes that will redefine the role of teachers and school administrators, and will introduce new roles for stakeholders to work collaboratively to redesign STEM education. These will include students, parents, higher education, broader community, and business and industry.


To establish the Northeast STEM Academy to serve a demographically represented student population that enhances student STEM literacy.  Hub Support the STEM Platform School; Increase ETSU Hub to deliver on regional goals through plan, develop and implement communications, including a website, materials, workshops, etc.; Connect regional STEM assets with the TSIN and with regional and statewide STEM initiatives.




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