Our Impact

The SAE Foundation is committed to delivering equitable PreK-16 hands-on STEM education to inspire diverse, STEM-fluent future innovators. Through the generosity of the donors and corporate partners who support the SAE Foundation, to date the A World In Motion (AWIM) STEM education program has served more than 6 million students around the globe and engaged over 30,000 industry volunteers.

Achieving Student Progress

Based on results from a survey of teachers who have used AWIM over the past 10 years, the hands-on STEM curriculum consistently generates strong student engagement and improves learning outcomes:

  • 98% of teachers reported AWIM increases excitement about learning STEM topics
  • 96% of teachers indicated AWIM increases students’ understanding of STEM topics
  • 91% of teachers reported improved academic performance in STEM-related areas

Annual Reports

From A World In Motion hands-on STEM classroom activities for all students to the Collegiate Design Series (CDS), learn more about how SAE Foundation is helping to make a lasting impact on equitable STEM education.

See our STEM programs in action

A World In Motion and the Collegiate Design Series

What is the SAE Foundation?

Spark passion. Support STEM. Spark passion. Support STEM.

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Impact the Global Workforce.

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SAE Sparks STEM Learning in Pre-K-8 Students

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Case Studies

Highlighting the impact of our award winning STEM educational programs

Intel and SAE Partner to Cultivate Tomorrow’s Engineers

Learn about Intel’s commitment to preparing and inspiring our young people toward meaningful careers in STEM fields.

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Nissan Puts the “World in Motion” Through School-Based Partnership

Learn about Nissan’s long-term support of the SAE Foundation’s A World in Motion program.

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