Georgia STEM Day

A Celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in Georgia

STEM skills are vital for students who want to be successful in our 21st century workforce. Being a part of Georgia STEM Day is just one more way to get students excited about future STEM careers!

Georgia STEM Day is a day for schools, educators, students, and companies to engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). By celebrating Georgia STEM Day on May 5, 2017, you are helping to raise awareness of the importance of STEM in our state. Join the thousands of teachers, schools, and districts that have already registered to participate in this STEM celebration by clicking the register button below!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why celebrate STEM?

STEM is Georgia’s future. By 2020, there will be more than 22,000 new STEM jobs in this state alone. Innovative and quality STEM education is vital for students’ academic and professional success, and STEM skills are essential to Georgia’s future workforce and economy. Why not have a day to recognize the importance of STEM learning in our state?

How do I get involved?

Whether you’re a teacher, parent, student, or administrator, getting involved in STEM Day is simple and fun. First thing’s first: be sure to register today!

Teachers: Incorporate STEM activities into your classroom on May 5, 2017 – and encourage your school and fellow teachers to do the same! Check out the hashtag, #GASTEMDay, to see innovative activities from teachers around the state.

Principals: Engage your entire school in celebrating STEM Day. STEM activities are not limited to science and math teachers – STEM activities can be incorporated across the curriculum!

Students: You can be involved with STEM learning inside and outside of the classroom. Be sure to ask your teacher about STEM day activities, and check out our partners below to see what after school activities you can engage in!

Companies: Volunteer to speak at a local school about your exciting STEM career, or host a field trip for students to your local business!

Colleges/Universities: Partner with TAG-Ed in promoting STEM Day, and work with local K-12 schools to coordinate activities, speakers, and volunteer opportunities.

How did you celebrate?

We want to hear how you spent your Georgia STEM Day! In 2016, students across the state celebrated 1 million students engaged at The Georgia Aquarium, teachers won tickets to the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Zoo, and thousands of classrooms across the state shared their lesson plans with us on social media, using the #GASTEMDay. Be a part of the celebration – sign up for Georgia STEM Day 2017!

Who are our partners?

Each Georgia STEM Day, we’re lucky enough to work with amazing community organizations across the state and country to promote STEM education. In 2016, we worked with Georgia Aquarium, CollegeBoard, Discovery Education, Zoo Atlanta, STEM Premier, Atlanta Braves, and HiFiKids.com. If you would like to become a STEM Day Partner in 2017, please contact Katie Dion below.

Questions? Comments? Concerns?

Contact Katie Dion (TAG-Ed).

Need more info? Download the Georgia STEM Day flyer (PDF).

Fast Facts

The first Georgia STEM Day began in 2013. Here’s what we’ve accomplished since:

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The number of STEM Day participants in 2014.
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Total number of students engaged since GA STEM Day began.
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School districts engaged across the state in 2016.
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Number of STEM Day partners, including Zoo Atlanta, Georgia Aquarium, and Atlanta Braves.