Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

STEM Academy at Bartlett Recognized as One of the Top STEM Middle School Programs in the Nation

Published on: 1/22/2019

The STEM Academy at Bartlett has been recognized by the Future of Education Technology Conference as having one of the top middle school STEM programs in the nation.   The school is one of the top three finalists for the FETC STEM Excellence Award which will be announced on January 30th.

The finalists were determined by the FETC STEM Advisory Committee, consisting of a seven-member panel of high-ranking educational professionals from across the country.  The group evaluated hundreds of applications before selecting three finalists, in each age level.

The FETC STEM Excellence Awards recognize excellence and innovation in the field of STEM education at the primary, middle and high school levels, with winners selected from each level.
STEM Excellence Awards applications are evaluated based on the use of Interdisciplinary Curriculum, Collaboration, Design, Problem Solving and the STEM Experiences offered.

The three finalists from the middle school category also include:


• Mater Academy Charter Middle School, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Hialeah Gardens, Fla.

• McHenry Middle School, McHenry School District 15, McHenry, Ill.


The award will be presented at the FETC Conference in Orlando, Florida on January 30, 2019. A team from The STEM Academy @ Bartlett is scheduled to attend the conference and lead a presentation on STEM integration in the middle school.

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