Our Mission

The DFW Technology & Education Council’s mission is to significantly increase the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce in North Texas by providing special initiatives for K-12 and post-secondary through enhanced school and business partnerships.

Our Vision

Enable the North Texas Region to become the premier ecosystem of innovation in Texas through effective educational partnerships.

Our Strategies

  • Provide opportunities for industry to build and influence the future workforce.
  • Offer relevant, inspiring, student-focused STEM experiences in the latest technology.
  • Provide professional development opportunities for educators and industry representatives.
  • Create awareness of local post-secondary educational resources.

Since 2003, over 425,000 students and 2,500 educators from 81 school districts in North Texas have been impacted by DFW TEC Programs.

Sustaining Partners


Education Partners

The Caruth Institute for Engineering Education at SMU
Collin College
Dallas County Community College District
Dallas ISD
Educate Texas
Fort Worth ISD
Mesquite ISD
Plano ISD
Richardson ISD
Tarrant County Community College District

Community Partners

Arlington Chamber of Commerce
Dallas Regional Chamber
Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
Girl Scouts of North Texas
Regional Workforce Leadership Council
Rockwall Robotics
Spark! Dallas
WorkSource Solutions of Dallas County
WorkSource Solutions of Central Texas
WorkSource Solutions of Tarrant County