West Tennessee STEM Hub

West TN STEM Hub



The West TN STEM Hub serves as a resource for West Tennessee to increase students’ interest in and preparedness for the STEM workforce through a variety of activities. Collaborative partnerships between STEM Hub, Platform School, and STEM community (K-16 faculty, industry, government) professionals are the cornerstone of this effort.


  • Support the successful operation of the STEM Platform School (Southwind High School) and facilitate dissemination of best practices across West Tennessee
  • Assemble and facilitate utilization of curricula aligned with state and common core standards that effectively engages West Tennessee K-12 students in STEM learning
  • Create a sustainable culture of sharing and collaboration in the local, regional and state STEM community through the establishment of productive partnerships among K-12 and IHE STEM faculty, business/industry representatives, and community organizations