News - Region I: Clark County

Clark County School District Green Classroom Grant Due 2/1/19

Published on: November 16, 2018

Clark County School District Green Classroom Grant Clark County School District Classrooms Grants awarded: up to $1,000.00 Application Due Date: February 1, 2019, 11:59 pm PST  The Clark County School District has teamed up with the GAP (Green Ambassadors Program) to help fund sustainability programs in classrooms throughout the Clark County School District located in Southern Nevada. The grants are made …

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Apply to Join Achieve’s Peer Review Panel by 12/12/18

Published on: October 31, 2018

Apply to Join Achieve’s Science Peer Review Panel   Achieve is thrilled to announce it is seeking applicants for the Science Peer Review Panel! Achieve’s Science Peer Review Panel (“Science PRP”) is an elite group of educators who work to evaluate and share high-quality lesson sequences and units that are designed for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Members of the Science PRP are part of the solution to a …

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Business Leader and Principal for a Day – Nov. 13, 2018

Published on: October 29, 2018

The Business Leader and Principal for a Day program was created to give the community a close and personal look at public education from the view of the principal, and then to provide them with options to help support public schools aligned with the district’s goals and strategic plan. Business and community leaders shadow a principal in the morning for four …

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Science Grant Opportunities

Published on: October 18, 2018

These are some science-related grant opportunities: Toshiba America Foundation – Innovative STEM projects to improve instruction www.toshiba.com/taf State Farm Good Neighbor – for professional development  https://goo.gl/Ytfreg  Annie’s Grants for Gardens – for edible garden projects https://goo.gl/tCs9j2 George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education – for integrating chemistry into education https://goo.gl/q5EtoK James Bryant Conant Award for outstanding chemistry teaching – https://goo.gl/Hdm9fd Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship https://goo.gl/d33j7B

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Annual Business Meeting – Oct 12 @4pm

Published on: October 6, 2018

Please make sure you RSVP for the Annual Business Meeting and Social. We will have updates for the state of the organization, and information about how to get involved. We will also have appetizers and a no-host bar.  

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Southern Nevada Science Fairs 2019

Published on: October 1, 2018

High School Fair  is Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Elementary and Middle School Fair  is March 28 – 30, 2019. Information about the southern Nevada science fairs, hosted by UNLV is now available at https://www.unlv.edu/sciences/science-fair  Upcoming deadlines: High school registration deadline is October 25, 2018. Elementary and middle school registration is December 14, 2018.

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High School Science Bowl – Applications Due 12/7

Published on: October 1, 2018

Welcome to the 28th Annual Nevada High School Science Bowl! February 1-2, 2019 Registration is now open! On behalf of the National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Field Office (NNSA/NFO), we are pleased to announce the 2019 Nevada Science Bowl for high school competition will take place February 1-2, 2019, at the National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM) and Vegas PBS. We …

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2018-2019 STEM Ambassador Program!

Published on: August 26, 2018

The 2018 – 2019 school year is in full swing, and Nevada STEM Coalition is here for our educators! We want to help you on your teaching journey and bring real world application into the classroom through our Ambassador Matching program! Nevada STEM Coalition focuses on bringing field practitioners in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) into the classroom and …

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CCSD looking for MS Textbook Adoption Task Force

Published on: January 30, 2018

The K-12 Science Department at CCSD is seeking participants to take part in the Middle School Science Textbook Adoption process.  Application forms for teachers and parent volunteers are linked to the right. Applications must be completed and submitted by Wednesday, February 14, 2018. School-based administrators can express interest by emailing Sheryl Colgan. Accepted applicants will be notified by Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The …

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Science Cafe in Las Vegas

Published on: November 5, 2017

Science Café Las Vegas, supported by the UNLV College of Sciences, is an organization geared towards bringing fascinating science discussions to the public of Southern Nevada. We invite scientists to give short (~10-15 minute) presentations to the public at our fantastic venue, McMullan’s Irish Pub, and then have roundtable discussions about anything you could possibly wish to know. Science Café …

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