Provide quality services and resources to build strong foundations for every Florida student in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to produce the future Florida STEM workforce.
What is STEM?
STEM education is the intentional integration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to create a student-centered learning environment. During STEM education, students use multiple disciplines to investigate and engineer solutions to problems and to construct evidence-based explanations of real-world scenarios.
Mathematics and Science Standards
The mathematics and science standards, as well as standards for every subject, can be found on CPALMS.org. It is the State of Florida’s official source for standards, course descriptions and vetted resources.
Parent and Student Resources
- Florida State Statute 1003.42 - Required Instruction
- Florida State Statute 1003.4282 - Requirements for a standard high school diploma
- Florida State Statute 1003.4156 - General requirements for middle grades promotion
Staff Contact Information
Director of STEAM
Bureau of Standards and Instructional Support
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 432
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Ashley M. Harvey
Elementary Mathematics Specialist
Secondary Mathematics Specialist
K-12 Science Program Specialist