USAA, Texas ASCD, and Discovery Education have teamed up to create STEMvest, a community-wide program that places San Antonio students, teachers, administrators, and parents at the forefront of:
- A positive, sustainable shift in STEM culture
- An improvement in financial literacy
STEMvest seeks to help improve San Antonio students’ academics, career paths, and life trajectories.
San Antonio Focus
STEMvest strengthens the San Antonio community by elevating the STEM and financial literacy skills of middle school and high school students while providing essential professional development for educators.
This partnership equips San Antonio students with the tools they need to:
- Understand and embrace STEM to increase college and workforce readiness
- Grow the financial skills important to build a brighter future
The USAA family of companies provides insurance, banking, investments, retirement products, and advice to 12 million current and former members of the U.S. military and their families. Known for its legendary commitment to its members, USAA is consistently recognized for outstanding service, employee well-being, and financial strength. USAA membership is open to all who are serving our nation in the U.S. military or have received a discharge type of Honorable – and their eligible family members. Founded in 1922, USAA is headquartered in San Antonio. For more information about USAA, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@USAA), or visit usaa.com.
About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through its award-winning multimedia content, instructional supports, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower teachers with leading edtech solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at DiscoveryEducation.com.
About Texas ASCD
Founded in 1947, Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (Texas ASCD) is a nonprofit organization committed to improving teaching and learning for the success of all learners. It has a diverse membership of approximately 2,500 superintendents, principals, teachers, curriculum directors, staff developers, students, and professors. Texas ASCD is a state affiliate of International ASCD. In the ever-changing world of education, Texas ASCD remains on the cutting edge of educator needs. What remains unchanged, and as vibrant today as it was in its infancy, is the commitment and dedication to lifelong learning for educators. Texas ASCD has 12 regional affiliates, spanning the state. Regional affiliates, the liaison between Texas ASCD and local schools, concentrate on regional policy issues, and offer professional learning to their members. For more information, please visit www.txascd.org.