This section of the website links technician educators with National Science Foundation supported, state-of-the-art, faculty development in advanced & emerging technologies, teaching methods, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Members of S.T.A.R. Corps are skilled materials science teachers, researchers and industry specialists who are willing to support materials science technology education by providing information, mentoring, and assistance with materials science curriculum.
NSF ATE Centers
The Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program endeavors to strengthen the skills of technicians, whose work is vitally important to the nation’s prosperity and security. In ATE centers and projects, community colleges have a leadership role and work in partnership with universities, secondary schools, business and industry, and government agencies to design and carry out model workforce development initiatives.