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In 2005, former Supervisors Mark Church and Rose Jacobs Gibson established the Math and Science Workgroup and Innovation programs to promote and improve student achievement and teacher excellence in math and science employing creative strategies to engage and inspire students.  

Supervisors Carole Groom and Warren Slocum, are the Chair and Co-Chair respectively of the Math and Science Workgroup and Innovation programs currently.

The workgroup encourages collaborations between the County, cities, schools and businesses to build a strong workforce responsive to changes and demands in STEM innovation.

Our Mission

  • To prepare San Mateo County youth and young adults for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) careers
  • To support STEM career pathways from elementary to post-secondary education
  • To develop skills associated with STEM through hand-on learning opportunities for K-12 youth
  • To address the growing demand for a strong STEM workforce in the Bay Area

Stem Program Highlights

STEM RFQ Awards 2014-15

Three proposals were awarded just over $100K for STEM Out-of-School programs.

  • Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula: $19,330
  • Citizen Schools: $42,000
  • City of Pacifica awarded $39,681

For more information click link: Out-Of-School STEM Programs

For more information contact:  STEM Education Liaison, Josie Yu, (650) 599-5913, or email at


What's New

Events/Training/Job Hunting Opportunities:
s at BEL/RWC/DC/MP - Please visit your nearest one-stop
career center for current employment opportunities

English Learners Ladders to Success (ELLS) - has begun.
WIA paid training at Sequoia/Palo Alto Adult School,
click here for English and here for Spanish

Trades Introduction Program, click here

Grant Release:  Math & Science Teacher Innovation (MSTI)
Click here -2014 MSTI grants Last year's 2013 projects In-school STEM Programs

Success Summit 2014 - Fri. Sept. 26th 8am-12:30pm
at Skyline College. For more info. click here








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