The UNM STEM-H Center advances STEM-H teaching and learning through outreach, research, and education programs, services, & resources.
Our mission is accomplished by, but not limited to…
- Developing strategic STEM-H education focused partnerships and collaborations among UNM faculty/staff and within the community (public-private) to increase and sustain engagement as well as create opportunities to increase collective impact
- Developing, facilitating, and/or coordinating innovative STEM-H Educator Professional Development opportunities
- Developing, facilitating, and/or coordinating STEM-H focused student learning opportunities (workshops, etc.)
- Administering the highest quality STEM-H focused academic competitions for 4th-12th grade students
- Engaging in STEM-H education focused policy and advocacy work
- We are a recognized leader in the STEM-H teaching & learning community in New Mexico and beyond.
- We serve as a key player in the coordination of University of New Mexico STEM-H external outreach activities in order to support the University as well as the community in its efforts to collectively reach key system-wide STEM-H education goals including significantly increasing the recruitment, retention, and graduation of STEM-H majors.
- We provide a comprehensive center for STEM-H education resources, outreach programs, and support services.
- We are a hub for dissemination of information regarding STEM-H teaching and learning best practices and innovation.
- We facilitate the cultivation and support of strategic STEM-H education focused collaborations & partnerships.
- We operate with a sense of PURPOSE and the desire to leave a lasting LEGACY in the field of STEM-H education.
- We operate, at all times, with INTEGRITY and COURTESY.
- We conduct our business in the spirit of COOPERATION.
- We are open to CHANGE, encourage CREATIVITY, and strive for INNOVATION.
- We are ACCOUNTABLE for our actions and are COMMITTED to the mission of the organization.
- We are DEPENDABLE and COMPETENT. Our team members, as well as our constituents, know we will deliver what we promise.
- We value WISDOM gathered through experience, seek to instill PASSION in our work, and act with COURAGE as we strive to fulfill our mission and work toward our vision on a daily basis.