Science Teachers of Missouri is the state chapter of the National Science Teachers Association. As the state chapter, STOM works closely with NSTA on education issues at the National Level.
Mission Statement: STOM promotes the professional interests of the Missouri science education community.
STOM serves as a link with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, speaking for teachers on matters related to science education. Our members have assisted with national grant proposals, workshop presentations and revisions of key skills.
STOM partners with education agencies and institutions on grant initiatives designed to develop and enhance science educational opportunities for preschool through adult students and educators.