The South Metro-Salem (SMS) STEM Partners have developed a shared vision for STEM education in the region that will increase the excitement and engagement of all students in STEM courses and experiential learning, leading to increased achievement at all grade levels.
South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership Hub Clackamas, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, and Washington counties
Education: The school districts of Amity, Canby, Central, Dallas, Gladstone, Lake Oswego, Molalla River, Newberg, North Clackamas, Oregon City, Salem-Keizer, Silver Falls, Tigard-Tualatin, West Linn-Wilsonville, and Woodburn; Clackamas CTE Consortium; Chemeketa CC; Clackamas CC; George Fox University; Portland CC; Oregon Tech; Pacific University; Western Oregon University.
Community: Business Education Compact, Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest, Mad Science, OregonASK, Oregon Computer Science Teachers Assn., Oregon FIRST, Oregon MESA, Oregon Space Grant Consortium, Project Lead the Way, Salem-Keizer Education Foundation.
Business and Industry: 3D Systems; Autodesk; Eaton; First Tech Federal Credit Union; FLIR, Inc.; Garmin AT; Intel; Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center; Mentor Graphics; PGE Foundation; Xerox Corporation. Business and Industry: Gorge Technology Alliance Mid-Columbia Council of Governments Oregon Employment Division