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S.T.E.M. Vanguards 

  early child care education   

Learn More About S.T.E.M. Vanguards 

Vision Statement
Our vision is to improve young children’s knowledge of S.T.E.M. education through innovative experiences and practicum development.
Mission Statement
Our organizational goal is to change the way young children approach the instructional learning of S.T.E.M. education and build a skill level through the exploration and creation of S.T.E.M. experimentation provided by the experts of S.T.E.M. Vanguards.

Our Partners

S.T.E.M. Vanguards greatly appreciate the strong partnerships within the community. Our Competitions are well organized by our team in fun and exciting environments for our young children and their families.
We are proud to partner with San Diego STEM Ecosystem of over 170 collaborators delivering STEM education and activities throughout San Diego County. The San Diego County Fair in Del Mar will host our 2018 STEM Expo Competition! To learn more about our partners, click on them below. We greatly appreciate the work they do in our communities. 

The Benefits of S.T.E.M. Education

S.T.E.M. Vanguards in the Community

S.T.E.M. Statistics

There is a lack of STEM Education integration within programs designed for children ages 3 to 5 in the central California region. Many educators believe using the disciplines of interconnected developmental appropriate practices in early childhood education involving the integration of STEM education will introduce advance learning within young children (Moomaw& Davis, 2010). The President’s Council for Science and Technology Report (2012) indicate the success of bridging the vacancies of STEM careers is to introduce STEM education at the preschool level. S.T.E.M. Vanguards believe the interest of early exposure starts as a family. We have developed a fun and rewarding way for families to explore science, technology, engineering, and math.

References

Moomaw, S., & Davis, J. A. (2010). STEM comes to preschool. YC Young Children, 65(5), 12-14,16-18. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/873954028?accountid=458

President Council for Science and Technology Report (PCAST). (2012). Prepare and Inspire: K-12 Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) for America’s Future

STEM Vanguards conducted a Preschool Integration Training for the Diamond Educational Excellence Partnership (DEEP). This community event helped to advance Family Home Childcare Directors knowledge of including STEM in their daily activities at minimal program expense. We thank them of allowing us to share our passion for STEM Education. 

 
STEM Education Statistics