The North Dakota STEM Ecosystem seeks to provide a collaboration for providing all students high-quality experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics related fields. The Ecosystem is driven by:
- Promoting the need for greater advances in STEM for all students.
- Creating regional communities that can better focus on local needs.
- Encouraging every sector of the community to take responsibility for contributing to the education of all students by developing a community of practice.
- Encouraging educational practices that increase student engagement by utilizing inquiry-based, design processes to connect curriculum content to real live relevance and to active learning.