So people have never heard of S.T.E.M, which at this point is a shock because of the traction that STEM has been gaining in recent years.
STEM, in short is a curriculum focused of four major topic; science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. STEM focuses on this topics at a more applied view and so focuses on the shortage of teachers in these fields says Live science. In 2011, STEM was created as called for by America Competes Reauthorization act of 2010. With that being said, the Department of Argiculture, Department of Commerce, the Department of Defense, the Department of Education, the Department of Energy, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Interior, the Department of Transportation, the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Aeronautics and space administration are all apart of the committee that supervises STEM, called coSTEM.
To date STEM, has brought great attention to the main fields that will build the future of our country and serve as an example to generations to come.