News - Region I: Clark County
Governor’s STEM School Designation Applications Due – Feb. 19, 2019
Published on: December 21, 2018
The STEM Advisory Council is charged with identifying and awarding recognition to not more than 15 schools in Nevada each year that demonstrate exemplary performance in STEM. These schools are designated as Governor’s STEM Schools and are recognized at an annual recognition event held in Carson City. Designation as a Governor’s STEM School denotes that the school meets the highest standards of STEM …
STEM Leaders Academy – Spring Cohort 2019
Published on: December 21, 2018
The Spring Cohort for the STEM Leaders Academy, which will assist school’s in preparing for the Governor’s STEM School Designation Award, will open in January.
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 …
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 …
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
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …