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Archive: Show Me the Money - Grant Funds in ESSA for Science and STEM, April 3, 2019

Teacher with studentsIn this web seminar, participants learned about the funding available from the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for STEM, what district leaders and classroom teachers can do to access these funds, and some emerging  best practices in STEM (and computer science) that all schools should consider.

The federal education law—the ESSA—includes a flexible block grant (funded at $1.17 billion in FY2019) under Title IV Part A that provides schools with the opportunity to fund STEM activities for students, technology for schools, and professional learning for teachers.

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To view the presentation slides from the web seminar and related resources, visit the resource collection. Continue discussing this topic in the community forums.

Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "Thank you for holding this seminar. I was completely unfamiliar about ESSA funding/grant opportunities before attending this online PD."
  • "This was everything I currently advocate for and kept me up to date for my NJ and National advocacy, especially with NJ STEM Pathways Network."
  • "We need more cohesiveness among the federal grant managers. We need to request more funding for prof. development out of Title II for STEM."

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

For more information contact: webseminars@nsta.org


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