INSPIRES INcreasing Student Participation, Interest, and Recruitment in Engineering and Science

ITEA International Technology Education Association

K–12 kindergarten through grade 12

M/S/T mathematics/science/technology

MWM Material World Modules

NAE National Academy of Engineering

NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress

NAGB National Assessment Governing Board

NCETE National Center for Engineering and Technology Education

NCLB No Child Left Behind

NSF National Science Foundation

PD professional development

PLTW Project Lead the Way

SAE Society of Automotive Engineers

SBF structure-behavior-function

SMET science, mathematics, engineering, and technology

STEM science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

TCNJ The College of New Jersey

TIMSS Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study

TISD Texarkana Independent School District



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