K-5 STEM Program Grant Offered by OSIT

Published on: November 22, 2017

Purpose: To increase the prevalence of evidence-based, high-quality formal and informal STEM practices and programs in Nevada’s elementary schools. 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 STEM.

Proposals Due: December 19th, 2017
Funding Available: Up to $20,000 per grant award

Eligibility: Educators and administrators from Nevada public schools in the following school districts: Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey, Washoe, White Pine.

Website: Updates to the Frequently Asked Questions document will be posted at http://osit.nv.gov. Please check the website regularly for updates. Additionally, information about past awardees can be found on the OSIT website.
Contact: Brian Mitchell
775-687-0987 or brianlmitchell@gov.nv.gov