Many learning resources are available related to STEM, including professional development for educators, campus resources, and external resources.
Each year, we offer STEM focused professional development workshops for middle and high school teachers within the STEM disciplines. Details for this year's workshop can be found by clicking here. In addition, we also offer events and opportunities exclusively for our K-12 educators. Learn more by visiting our teacher resource page.
Campus Learning Resources
Some of the best resources for current COD students can be found through the library. Here are just a few:
Career and College Information - Whether you want help with a resume, or want to explore career options, or you need help preparing for that interview, this library resource has all the information you need!
Learning Resources - learn how to use the library databases, find out more information about the Testing Center, or attend a free literacy workshop. This resource provides details on how to accomplish all of these and more.
External Learning Resources
The internet is an amazing tool for useful information related to STEM. Here are a few of our favorite local and national web resources:
STEM DuPage - Whether you are a student, teacher, or parent, this website has all the information you ever wanted about STEM in DuPage county! It includes videos, activities, grant information, and more to satisfy your STEM appetite.
Technology Center of DuPage - Use this resource to learn more about Career and Technical Education in DuPage county. Here you will find class listings, credential information, and other useful resources.
STEM Education Data - Do you want to know the median salary of a STEM career compared to other occupations? Maybe you are interested in how many females are going into STEM fields, or what is being done in the elementary schools to support STEM. This data source from the National Science Foundation is user-friendly and provides important statistics related to STEM Education and Careers.