Many industries can fit under the umbrella term, STEM (Science, Techology, Engineering, and Math).  The Key Industries section of this site uses industry names as used by the North American Industry Classification System (NAISC).  Please use the links at the bottom of page to access additional information about relevant industries.

STEM Starter Academy

This program is for students new to STEM (including high school students) who are interested in attending – for free!

Greenfield Community College

Website
Fact Sheet (.pdf)

Contact: Mary Ellen Fydenkevez 
fydenkevez@gcc.mass.edu

Holyoke Community College

Website
Fact Sheet (.pdf)

Contact:Carolyn Gardner-Thomas 
cgardnerthomas@hcc.edu

INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED CREDENTIALS (IRC)

Some industry recognized credentials (IRC’s) are valued by industry / employers more than others.  For more information, please access the Industry Recognized Credentials (IRC) page.

STEM EDUCATION RESOURCES

A list of education resources that self-directed learners, parents, and teachers can use.