KETR Local
11:17 am
Fri January 26, 2007

Project STEEM preparing to launch

Commerce, TX – Equipping rural high school students and teachers around Texas A&M University-Commerce with the tools to succeed in math and science is the purpose of Project STEEM. An update on the new program was presented to university administrators and members of the Greater Texas Foundation, which provided a one and a half million dollar grant.

Students and teachers will participate this summer in two academies on the A and M-Commerce campus. From there they will take those experiences into their rural high schools next fall.

Project STEEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering, and math, was designed to give teachers more tools to increase student interest and performance.