STEM careers, those in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, are at the core of today’s high-skilled global world.
|According to the annual State of St. Louis Workforce Report, STEM occupations in St. Louis grow at a faster rate than non-STEM occupations--some 8 to 13 percent. |
Attracting STEM jobs and employers is a primary focus of regional business and economic developers.
|However, while STEM jobs are typically high wage and high demand, there is a short supply of qualified workers. |
In order to prepare students for success in these careers, Rockwood teachers are challenging students to think critically, collaborate and create solutions to solve new problems.