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

U.S. Government Accountability Office

U.S. Department of Commerce : Services Provided

Program Agency Subagency Q19 - Classroom instruction Q19 - Curriculum development Q19 - Educational research aimed at improving the quality of STEM education Q19 - Institutional support for infrastructure Q19 - Institutional support for management and administrative activities Q19 - Outreach and recognition to generate student interest in STEM field(s) Q19 - Short-term experiential learning activities (includes summer camps, field trips, guest speakers, and workshops) Q19 - Long-term experiential learning activities (semester or more in length) Q19 - Student scholarships or fellowships Q19 - Research opportunities, internships, mentorships, or career guidance Q19 - Teacher pre-service or recruitment activities Q19 - Teacher in-service, professional development, or retention activities Q19 - Other
NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No Yes Yes
Recovery Act Measurement Science and Engineering Fellowship Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) No No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) No No No No No No No Yes No answer Yes No No No
Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Not checked
Climate Communications and Education Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) No Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Not checked
Coral Reef Conservation Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Yes Yes No No No Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes No
Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Yes No No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No
Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Not checked
Environmental Literacy Grants U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) No No No No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Not checked
Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No answer
National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) Education U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) No No answer Yes No No answer Yes Yes No answer Yes Yes No Yes Not checked
National Estuarine Research Reserve System Education Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Yes Yes Not checked Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Not checked
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Education U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
National Marine Sanctuaries Education Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Not checked
National Ocean Service (NOS) Education U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Not checked
National Sea Grant College Program - Education Component U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
National Weather Service Outreach Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No answer
Teacher at Sea Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) No answer No answer No answer No answer No answer No answer No answer No answer No answer No answer No answer Yes No answer

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