Our Mission

The STEM initiative led by the Economic Development Council helps McLean County grow, attract, and retain talent to our community.


McLean County and key stakeholders are engaged with a defined portfolio of STEM initiatives that establish the county as a premier location for education and experiences in STEM, while creating a talent pipeline for new and existing local businesses.


‚ÄčIncrease access and opportunities to students to participate in STEM related activities.


Strengthen the capacity of educators to deliver high quality education and experiences to students in STEM.


Increase collaboration among business, education, and the community in order to develop a STEM talent pipeline.