Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education

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Welcome to the Department of STEM Education

We offer an undergraduate degree with a double major in STEM Education and Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, or Computer Science as well as a stand-alone major in STEM Education.  The department also offers a Masters of Science degree in STEM Education and a STEM Education track within the PhD Education Sciences Program.

Our mission is to engage in scholarship, teaching, and service that is innovative and contributes to improving the quality of P20 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education in the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world.

    • 05
    • May
LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 5, 2015) – STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) teachers received a boost to their “cool” factor with the “All the STEM Teachers” parody of Beyonce’s hit song “All the Single Ladies…Put A Ring On It” released today in honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day. The musical dance video, which can be found at, features lyrics and...
    • 24
    • Feb
Faculty and students from the UK College of Education recently held a family math night at Lexington’s Beaumont Middle School, with more than 550 participants. The purpose of Family Math Nights is to increase parental involvement in mathematics and to target struggling students by encouraging more family involvement at home through fun, targeted math games. This was the third Family Math...
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    • Feb
  Dr. Margaret Mohr-Schroeder serves on the executive board of directors of the School Science and Mathematics Association. She edited the first proceedings book for the organization, published in November. STEM faculty (Drs. Molly Fisher, Rebecca McNall Krall, Margaret Mohr-Schroeder and Jennifer Wilhelm) and students (Maureen Cavalcanti, Kayla Blyman, Thomas Roberts, Bean, Cole, Kumar, Lamar, Mabson and Peake) recently presented at the...
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