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 12th grade.

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 schools across the state
  • Encouraging and mentoring the next generation of civil engineers and technicians