Survey of Programs Supporting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education

U.S. Government Accountability Office

U.S. Department of Commerce : Program Objectives

Program Subagency Q13 - Attract and prepare students to pursue classes or coursework in STEM areas through formal or informal education activities Q13 - Attract students to pursue degrees (2-year, 4-year, graduate, or doctoral degrees) in STEM fields through formal or informal education activities Q13 - Provide training opportunities for undergraduate or graduate students in STEM fields Q13 - Attract graduates to pursue careers in STEM fields Q13 - Improve teacher (pre-service or in-service) education in STEM areas Q13 - Improve or expand the capacity of K-12 schools or postsecondary institutions to promote or foster education in STEM fields Q13 - Conduct research to enhance the quality of STEM education provided to students Q13 - Other
NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not checked
Recovery Act Measurement Science and Engineering Fellowship Program National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Not an Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not checked
Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective
Climate Communications and Education Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Not checked Primary Objective Not checked Not checked Primary Objective Not checked Not checked Primary Objective
Coral Reef Conservation Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Secondary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective
Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective
Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective
Environmental Literacy Grants National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective
Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective
Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective
National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) Education National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Not checked
National Estuarine Research Reserve System Education Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Primary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not checked
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Education National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not checked
National Marine Sanctuaries Education Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Primary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not checked
National Ocean Service (NOS) Education National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not checked
National Sea Grant College Program - Education Component National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective
National Weather Service Outreach Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective
Teacher at Sea Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective

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