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Looking for ways to introduce engineering and STEM concepts in your classroom? Here are some lesson plans and activities that you can use.


Colleges & Universities with ABET Accredited Engineering Programs

ABET is the global accreditor of over 4,300 STEM programs at 850 colleges and universities in 41 countries. Through the efforts of more than 2,200 experts from industry, academia, and government, ABET accredits programs in the disciplines of applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET’s standards inspire confidence in those who aim to build a better world — one that is safer, more efficient, inclusive, and sustainable.

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Virginia Colleges & Universities with Engineering Programs


Career and Technical Education (CTE)

  • CTE Governor's STEM Academies 
  • Governor's STEM Academies are programs designed to expand options for the general student population to acquire STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) literacy and other critical skills, knowledge, and credentials to prepare them for high-demand, high-wage, and high-skill careers in Virginia. Each academy is a partnership between school divisions, postsecondary institutions, businesses, and industries.
  • Regional CTE Centers  
      • Career and technical education (CTE) programs in Virginia public schools serve more than 670,000 students in one or more CTE courses in grades 6-12. These programs are designed to prepare young people for productive futures while meeting the commonwealth's need for well-trained and industry-certified technical workers.
      • CTE Center Contacts


Request an ACEC Virginia Guest Speaker - If you are interested in having a guest speaker come to your classroom or school event to discuss the engineering profession or careers within the consulting engineering field, please complete this form.

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