- Champion STEM fluency and competency
- Support Career Focused STEM Programming that aligns STEM programming to STEM Careers in our region;
- Is an inclusive collaborative community with a DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) focus
We strive to remove barriers to access STEM education. COVA STEM follows the principles of the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES). By bringing together an entire community, a comprehensive, integrated initiative provides the architecture for cross-sector learning by identifying STEM educators in the private and public sectors and link them to in-school and out-of-school initiatives — building STEM-rich learning environments.