STEM Resources

ACT has connected with state STEM councils across the country to identify valuable STEM-related resources. These are the top resources suggested by STEM experts.


STEM Premier™

STEM Premier is a virtual platform that connects STEM students with higher education and the workforce. Students can showcase their skills, get ranked and rated, receive guidance, and find STEM scholarships while colleges, technical schools, and corporations can identify, track, and recruit STEM Premier talent.


STEMconnector is the one-stop shop for keeping up with trends in STEM education. Its website features profiles of all 50 states and more than 6,000 organizations and an informative blog. STEMconnector sends a free daily newsletter, the STEMdaily®, to more than 12,000 thought leaders.

USA Science and Engineering Festival

The USA Science and Engineering Festival attracts thousands of K–12 students, parents, teachers, and STEM professionals in the largest national celebration of STEM. The third annual conference will be held April 24–27, 2014, in Washington, DC.


National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 to promote the progress of science; to advance national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure national defense.

Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018

This report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce connects education and training to careers. has comprehensive coverage on STEM trends in education and careers. Its national leadership conference, US News STEM Solutions, is where employers and educators meet to effect change, take action, and make an impact.