STEM Education

Growing tomorrow's innovators in science, technology, engineering and math.

Our commitment to education, written into the will of our founder, runs deep at Battelle. We partner with communities, states, educators, national laboratories and industry leaders to promote innovative and effective Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. We support programs that grow our future STEM workforce and prepare today’s students to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

With our nationwide network of offices and labs, Battelle is uniquely positioned to impact STEM education and link educational initiatives to workforce needs. Click here to visit the Ohio STEM Learning Network website or the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network website.

National Laboratories: each of the eight laboratories that Battelle manages or co-manages supports innovative STEM programs in their communities.

Regional Offices: Battelle’s 100+ regional offices work to advance STEM with education programs and scholarships in their local areas.

STEMx: A nationwide network of state STEM organizations, STEMx is working to transform science, technology, engineering and math education at the grassroots level. Managed by Battelle, STEMx connects leading state STEM organizations to one another, leveraging their strengths for maximum impact.


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