About North State STEM:

North State STEM is a collaborative impact model of the nine county offices of education in California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) region 2; Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity Counties. This North State collaborative represents the Northeastern corner of the State of California; a geographic region of over 30,000 square miles. North State STEM has two hubs; one in Butte County, and one in Shasta County.  Together we work to achieve our long-term STEM goals. As a collective, we are determined to reach the same goals by sharing knowledge, learning, and results. We work diligently to ensure ongoing communication, consensus building,  mobilizing community leaders, making a case for funding, ensuring access to STEM learning, and strengthening educator capacity. Planned outcomes for the Region 2 Network are:


  • Engage the interest of and partner with community leaders

  • Share practices worthy of attention and outcomes in order to impact STEM opportunities in the North State

  • Utilize data and monitor progress to influence thinking of leaders and stakeholders in Region 2

  • Strengthen the existing as well as increase STEM programs, pathways and learning activities access across the Pre-Kindergarten – 16 educational systems.

  • Make a case for funding