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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

2019 STEM Fair-Click to see this year's program

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The K-12 STEM Education Department facilitates the practice of STEM education for ALL students in Hillsborough County Public Schools. Our approach to STEM education includes utilizing of a network of collaborating partners including: institutes of higher education, business partners, philanthropic organizations, and many science rich institutions. Through the use of experiential hands-on learning, a constructivist approach to education, and cross curricular collaborations between Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Career and Technical Education we ready our students for college and career success, thus preparing them for life.

The STEM Department collaborates and hosts many STEM-centric competitions, opportunities, and experiences for our HCPS students ranging from local robotics competitions to the HCPS STEM fair and the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program to the International Space Station (ISS). Below you will find different links to our STEM experiences, contacts within the STEM Department, and a multitude of STEM partners throughout the Tampa Bay area and beyond.


STEM Fair Winners



Students Create LEGO Space Capsules for EDUpreneur Day
The 4th Annual STEMtastic Schools Showcase
Exciting STEM Programs Await Students at STEMtastic
HCPS STEM Leads Regional Partnership with
New Coding Class Expands to More Than 30 Middle Schools
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point chooses Hillsborough County Public Schools to host STEM Workshop


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