Launching STEM careersSince 1976

"TAME opened up a whole new world to me."
- ORLANDO CRUZ, ENGINEERING MAJOR, UT AUSTIN

Launching STEM careersSince 1976

"TAME opened up a whole new world to me."
- ORLANDO CRUZ, ENGINEERING MAJOR, UT AUSTIN

Launching STEM careersSince 1976

"TAME opened up a whole new world to me."
- ORLANDO CRUZ, ENGINEERING MAJOR, UT AUSTIN

Launching STEM careersSince 1976

"TAME opened up a whole new world to me."
- ORLANDO CRUZ, ENGINEERING MAJOR, UT AUSTIN

Launching STEM careersSince 1976

"TAME opened up a whole new world to me."
- ORLANDO CRUZ, ENGINEERING MAJOR, UT AUSTIN
Two middle-school African American girls grin at each other while using the Energy Stick exhibit. On one side they press their palms together, and with their other hands they hold either end of a plastic cylinder with lights inside. The contact between their hands creates a circuit and the Energy stick lights up and makes a noise.

And now I know what I'm going to be.

Trailblazer participant

TAME programs connect Texas kids to opportunities in STEM. When kids step onto the Trailblazer, it doesn’t matter if they’re in a small border town or a city center: they have access to the same high-quality, hands-on exhibits to spark their curiosity.

What’s more, they’re stepping into a structure that is designed to support them as they advance. We recognize that kids come from very different places, and our programs are designed to find them wherever they are. Our Trailblazers literally bring STEM opportunities to students across Texas, reaching communities that other programs simply cannot get to.

We train teachers to identify STEM skills in kids they might otherwise overlook. We focus recruitment on female and underrepresented minority students. We show kids not just what academic and career opportunities exist in STEM fields, but how to get there.

TAME creates equitable experiences for students from underrepresented groups to explore futures in engineering by fostering their sense of belonging and equipping them with knowledge, skills, and intergenerational support through statewide programming at no cost to students.

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2022 STEM Competition Access on YouTube
If you are unable to access the TAME 2022 STEM Celebration on Zoom, please join us on YouTube. Use this link to access the event starting at 8:30 am.  The celebration starts at 9:00 am. https://youtu.be/orHzzjlqXjk If our first YouTube...
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TAME 2022 Valley STEM Competition Results
The TAME 2022 Valley Chapter  Divisional STEM Competition was hosted at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on March 26, 2022. Eighty-two student competitors from across the region attended the free event. Texas students from grades 6-12 competed in...
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