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First Energy: STEM Classroom Grants 2017-2018

For up to $1,000 for teacher professional development and/or classroom projects helping to advance Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (S.T.E.M.),

Check out the website to find out more details about the First Energy STEM Classroom Grants offered to teachers of pre-k thru 12th grade in areas where FirstEnergy has facilities and services the community.

“Any creative classroom project in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will be considered. Projects that incorporate the following components are of the greatest interest:

  • Clearly explain how the items requested for funding are vital to the project’s successful completion
  • Designed to improve, advance and enrich student learning
  • One-time, one-year implementation and evaluation
  • Flexible and appropriate for targeted stage of student development
  • Range from formative ideas that explore learning concepts to full tested models that are ready to be adopted and disseminated
  • Include additional support from other sources for larger projects
  • Networking; mentoring; interdisciplinary or team-teaching; and teacher training/professional development
  • Includes study of electricity and electricity production

Grants may be used to compensate experts who come to work with students, but not to pay teachers or staff. Resources requested should be integral components of a well-planned classroom project/lesson plan, and important to its success.”


Application deadline: September 22, 2017

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