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New Programs

How do I Start a New STEM Program?

Review Administrative Guide and Complete the Form 2 below:

Professional Development

Oklahoma Summit
Annually CareerTech teachers attend Oklahoma Summit.  Oklahoma Summit is a collaborative conference planned by OkACTE and CareerTech.

New Teacher Training Information
Teachers new to CareerTech attend new teacher training to become familiar with CareerTech and network with other STEM teachers.

STEM Courses

CareerTech STEM Programs teach STEM approved courses and schools report all courses using 8000 level codes. Link to course description guide is below:

Course Description Guide

Teacher Certifications

Technology Student Association

All CareerTech teachers must have an active CareerTech Student Organization.  TSA is the student organization that aligns to STEM.

TSA Advisor Resources

Advisory Committee

CareerTech Programs must hold at least one advisory committee meeting each year.  The committee should help with curriculum and equipment decisions. Advisory Handbook


STEM Teacher are required to submit data about their programs annually.

  • 412 Reports - spending report for pervious year
  • Salary & Scheduling - courses, teacher certification and salary
  • CESI - enrollment in teacher course
  • Follow Up - impact of dollars on student success


STEM Program 412 Annual Funding: $9500 equipment, supplies, professional develop
STEM Teacher 411 Annual Stipend:  $2200
Lottery Grants: $15,000 Annually (receive every other year)
Innovative Grants: up to $50,000 for two years (opens every two years)

Last Modified on Aug 14, 2023