Discovery Education, USAA, and Texas ASCD have teamed up to create STEMvest. This community-wide program places students, teachers, administrators and parents in San Antonio at the forefront of a positive and sustainable shift in STEM culture and improvement in financial literacy. Designed to strengthen educators through professional development and to educate students in middle and high school—STEMvest seeks to help improve students’ academics, career paths and life trajectories.
Explore what STEMvest is bringing to San Antonio!
Virtual, on-demand trainings available for all 21,000 San Antonio teachers
Financial Literacy Interactives
Engaging, standards-based online financial literacy activities for 9-12th grade students
Intensive three-year long STEM Professional Development for educators
Engaging, rich digital textbooks for 1/3 of middle school students in San Antonio
Exclusive training for after-school program providers to teach them to conduct STEM summer camps
San Antonio Focus
STEMvest strengthens San Antonio by elevating STEM and financial literacy skills of middle school and high school students while providing essential professional development for educators.
It gives our community the tools students need to:
- understand and embrace STEM to increase college and workforce readiness
- grow the financial skills important to build a brighter future
- visualize themselves in any career they choose to pursue
This 3-year long community-wide partnership is focused on impact and results.
At launch, STEMvest will reach over 25,000 students across San Antonio and work in partnership with 8 districts and over 60 schools.