The Elementary STEM Council (ESC)

2020 ESC
Design Challenge
Now Open!
Congratulations to Benton Hall Academy from Little Falls, NY
Winner of the 2018 International Grand Design Challenge, sponsored by the Elementary STEM Council. Look for information on the 2019 Challenge, coming in late spring 2019!

The Elementary STEM Council (formerly ITEEA's Children's Council) is an affiliate council of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA). The Elementary STEM Council promotes technology education in the elementary school by supporting teachers with instructional materials and inservice monographs, workshops and technology activity curriculum packages. Dues include a subscription to The Elementary STEM JournalFollow ESC on Facebook.

Council Purpose: Council Purpose: The Elementary STEM Council promotes technology and engineering education for the elementary schools.

Council Mission: The mission of the Elementary STEM Council is to build a collaborative network of educators dedicated to the advancement of technological literacy at the elementary level.

Council Goals:

Goal 1: To provide teachers, supervisors and administrators with professional development opportunities that promote understanding and build capacity in teaching technology and engineering at the elementary level.

Goal 2: To develop and share elementary technology and engineering resources that promote children’s creativity, ingenuity, and design-based problem solving skills.

Goal 3: To sponsor The Elementary STEM Journal, which offers articles and resources promoting the integration of technology and engineering into the elementary school curriculum.

Goal 4: To plan and organize meetings, workshops, and events at the annual ITEEA conference which cater to the needs of those concerned with the integration of technology and engineering concepts and skills at the elementary level.

Goal 5To promote the study of technology and engineering as a vital aspect in every elementary school.

ESCape the Ordinary 

Join ITEEA's Elementary STEM Council Today! Benefits of membership include:

  • Leadership opportunities for Elementary School teachers, administrators, and Supervisors
  • Promote model programs at the Elementary level
  • Professional development sessions designed for teaching technology and engineering at the elementary level
  • Dues include a subscription to The Elementary STEM Journal

Special Announcements 

At the close of our Conference on March 13, 2020 the following offices will be open on the Elementary STEM Council:

  • President Elect 
  • VP of Communications

If you, or someone that you know, are interested in either of these offices, please send an email to