Grants For Teachers
TUSD TEACHERS: 2018 STEM Initiative Grant Application deadline is Friday, September 28th at 3:00 p.m.
Academic success in the 21st century cannot be achieved without a keen appreciation for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. TEF in 2014 launched its STEM Initiative to assist teachers in providing exciting, engaging opportunities for students of all ages to explore these subjects and develop their proficiency and capability.
TEF STEM Initiative Grants provide funds to teachers at all grade levels support the following seven targeted programs that build curiosity, develop STEM knowledge and skills, involve parents, and encourage both individual and team endeavor:
After-school Engineering Clubs
CyberPatriots Coding Club
Hour of Code
Family STEM Night
In 2017, sixty-five TUSD teachers received a total of $50,000 for qualifying STEM Initiative projects to be held during the 2017-2018 academic year, bringing the totals to date to 169 projects funded and $136,000 in grant funds awarded to teachers.