About Us


STEMspark is the East Tennessee STEM Education hub of the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network and the nationwide STEMx coalition. STEMspark is a regional partnership of educational, business, scientific, and research institutions and organizations. STEMspark connects seven institutions of higher education and twenty-three school districts serving twelve counties surrounding Knox County to promote and support high quality STEM education in the East Tennessee region. STEMspark's goal is to leverage all available resources to amplify opportunities for all students. STEMspark is host to the L&N Academy, the platform school for the East Tennessee region.

  • Provides Professional Development for k-12 teachers in the 13 county region.
  • Offers k-12 students of the region with STEM learning opportunities.
  • Makes available STEM learning and career preparation activities for families and students.
  • Offers curriculum and lesson plans showing implementation of STEM education best practices and design thinking.
  • Establishes strategies and venues for sharing innovation with the region.

Alcoa City Schools
American Museum of Science and Energy
Anderson County Schools
Boys and Girls Club of Tennessee Valley
Blount County Schools
Campbell County Schools
Claiborne County Schools
Clayton Bradley STEM Academy
Clinch-Powell Educational Cooperative
Clinton City Schools
Episcopal Schools of Knoxville
Global IP Asset Management PLLC
Grainger County Schools
Great Schools Partnership
Innovation Valley, Incorporated
Jefferson County Schools
Johnson University
Knox County Schools
Lenoir City Schools
Loudon County Schools
Maryville City Schools
Maryville College
Morgan County Schools
Oak Ridge Assoc. Universities
Oak Ridge Schools
Oneida Special School District
Pellissippi State Comm. College
Roane County Schools
Roane State Community College
Scott County Schools
Sevier County Schools
Tate's School
Tennessee Charter Schools
Tennessee Code Academy
Tennessee PTA
Union County Schools
University of TN, Knoxville
Walters State Community College
Webb School of Knoxville
Youth Action Council

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