News - Region IV: Nye, Esmeralda, Mineral, Lander, Eureka, White Pine and Lincoln Counties
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.
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.
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 …
K-5 STEM Program Grant Offered by OSIT
Published on: November 22, 2017
IMPORTANT INFORMATION 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 …