Southern Research’s STEM Education Outreach program is involved in a wide variety of programs that impact students and teachers in Alabama. The mission of SR’s STEM program is to enhance 6th – 12th grade STEM education by drawing upon the expertise and scholarly contributions of the Southern Research community. We aim to define and exemplify effective STEM education to maximize students’ readiness to excel in a rapidly changing world. We are working to achieve our education mission by engaging students and teachers in STEM activities through summer learning programs, field trips, after-school programing, STEM competitions and science fairs, internships, and professional development workshops for STEM educators. Our primary objective is to embolden students who possess a passion for innovation and discovery to pursue their interests and strengthen the STEM community. Southern Research is committed to fostering creativity and impacting the future generation.