Professional Development

K-5 Education Grant – STEM Classroom Equipment

Published on: November 22, 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION Purpose: To increase the use of hands-on, evidence-based, experiential STEM learning in grades K-5. To increase the percentage of elementary schools that teach science three plus hours per week. To increase interest in, awareness of, and achievement in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in grades K-5, particularly amongst demographic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in …

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Project NEVADA-S

Published on: December 6, 2016

Project NEVADA-S (Networking Educators’ Visions Across Distances to Advance Science) was a Mathematics and Science Partnership grant designed to provide a professional development pathway to support over 120 K-3 and 6-8 grade science teachers from public, private, and charter schools in Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye, Storey and Washoe Counties. Project NEVADA-S was directed by a leadership team comprised of …

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Project FOCCUS

Published on: June 10, 2015

Project Focusing On Crosscutting Concepts to Understand Science (FOCCUS) is a Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) grant project. In March 2014, the Nevada Department of Education announced the selection and funding awarded for Project FOCCUS through the federally funded Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) grants program. MSP grant funds are awarded through a highly competitive process to programs with aim …

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