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For Educators


One of the most innovative educational strategies that the NSC used improve the completion and success rates of students is a two-part STEM Bridge program.

The NSC STEM Bridge courses are available as interactive open educational resources at

Other innovations designed to achieve high rates of completion, credential attainment, and employment include:

Open Learning

All NSC course materials are available as an Open Educational Resource with a Creative Commons attribution license at two sites:

National STEM Consortium materials on Skills Commons include downloadable curricular documents and related materials such as comprehensive program guides, instructor toolkits, lesson plans, syllabi, etc.; supporting documents including outreach materials, informational videos, labor market information, and subject matter expert reviews of the curricula; and links to the OLI materials.