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Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

3D Printing Professional Learning Community

A regional collaboration of community members including parents, teachers, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics have committed to improve  access to technology in schools and increase student awareness of STEM-related careers for K-12 students throughout northwest Michigan.

Learn more about STEM experiences for students in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau counties through the MiSTEM Network of Northwestern Lower MI Region.


To provide every student in the Grand Traverse region with engaging project-based learning opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities required to pursue higher education in STEM and embark on a STEM career or trade.


Design, develop, train, implement, and promote a successful model program for project-based STEM education for the Grand Traverse region in alignment with existing school standards.