The Tennessee STEM Education Center (TSEC) advances the quality of pre-K through graduate and doctoral level Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education across the state of Tennessee, and seeks solutions to the growing shortage of mathematics and science teachers across the nation, as well as, the increasing demands from business, industryand government for a highly qualified STEM workforce.

TSEC collaborators include

  • US Department of Education
  • TN Department of Education
  • Tennessee Board of Regents
  • TN Board of Education
  • Tennessee Higher Education Commission
  • NASA Headquarters and Marshall Space Flight Center
  • National Science Foundation
  • Texas Instruments
  • Mind 2 Marketplace
  • University of Memphis
  • Austin Peay State University
  • University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • Lipscomb University

School districts in the following Counties

Anderson
Bedford
Benton
Blount
Bradley
Cleveland
Coffee
Cumberland
Davidson
DeKalb
Franklin
Grundy
Hamblen
Hamilton
Haywood
Henderson
Henry
Houston
Humphreys
Jackson-Madison
Johnson
Knox
Lawrence
Lewis
Marion
Marshall
Maury
McNairy
Meigs
Memphis City Schools
Montgomery
Obion
Robertson
Rutherford
Scott
Sequatchie
Sevier
Shelby
Stewart
Sumner
Tipton
Washington
Wayne
Williamson
Wilson

TSEC is housed in the College of Basic and Applied Sciences at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN.