Minnesota Department of Transportation

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STEM Education and Outreach

STEM program

The Minnesota Department of Transportation recognizes the need to develop a diverse and talented workforce to fulfill our vision of creating a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system for the future. Our goal is to provide high quality activities and initiatives to help promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics from kindergarten through post-secondary education.

Our main focus areas include:

  • Promoting the Bridge UP! curriculum to all interested teachers, students, parents, and beyond
  • Providing support to school districts to implement the Bridge UP! curriculum
  • Building relationships with K-12 and post-secondary schools across the state
  • Encouraging and mentoring the next generation of civil engineers and technicians