Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program
To improve the quality of education on a national scale. Selected fellows will spend 11 months in Federal agencies or Congressional offices, where they will apply their classroom experience and knowledge to national education policy efforts and programming. The goal of the program is for Fellows to be equipped with access to a national network of education leaders and programs, a better understanding of the challenges and possibilities in STEM education, and a renewed passion for teaching, ready to make significant contributions to their schools and school districts.
Ag in the Classroom . . . Going Local
The Idaho STEM Action Center’s enabling legislation focuses on five broad areas: Student learning and achievement (including underrepresented populations) Student access to STEM including equity issues Teacher professional development and opportunities College and career STEM pathways Industry and workforce needs
Young Masters Program
This program awards grants to talented young artists to further their studies in their chosen field. This grant is not a college scholarship. The most talented young artists will receive the title of Young Master and will be awarded grants of $5,000 per year to further their studies in their chosen arts disciplines. Students are to receive the grant for up to two years, but they must submit a plan for study annually. Students must be participating in a school-based arts program, summer institute, a specialized course of study, or receiving private lessons from a qualified instructor. Students must maintain passing grades in all academic areas.
NSHSS International Baccalaureate (IB) Teacher Grants
NSHSS will award USD $500 grants to teachers in International Baccalaureate programs. Funds may be used for supplies, materials, field trips or other resources to enhance the delivery of International Baccalaureate courses. NSHSS educators are eligible to receive one NSHSS grant per academic year.
Decentralization Grant - Arts Education
Arts Education grants support the role that local cultural organizations and/or individual artists play in engaging K-12 public school students, students in After-School programs, and students of all ages in Community-based Centers in rich artistic learning experiences. Arts Education funds are directed to cultural organizations and/or artists working in partnership with public schools or organizations. Projects must take place in schools and center on the development and implementation of sequential, skills-based study that incorporates one or more art forms and includes a minimum of 3 hands-on learning sessions with students. After-school and community-based learning place the emphasis on the depth and quality of the creative process through which participants learn through or about the arts. Projects must focus on the exploration of art and the artistic process.
Real World Design Challenge
The Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) is an annual competition that provides high school students, grades 9-12, the opportunity to work on real-world engineering challenges in a team environment. Each year, student teams are asked to address a challenge that confronts our nation's leading industries. Students will utilize professional engineering software to develop their solutions and will also generate presentations that convincingly demonstrate the value of their solutions. The RWDC provides students with opportunities to apply the lessons of the classroom to the technical problems that are being faced in the workplace.
Delta Education/CPO/Frey Scientific Science Awrds for Excellence in Inquiry-Based Science Teaching
A partnership of Delta Education/CPO/Frey Scientific (divisions of School Specialty Science), LLC, and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), this award recognizes three full-time preK–12 teachers of science who successfully use inquiry-based science to enhance teaching and learning in their classrooms. Three awards will be presented, one in each of the following categories: elementary, middle, and high school.
Student Competition Travel Sponsorship
he goal of this opportunity is to build student and educator investment in STEM initiatives by supporting Idaho student participation in STEM-related competitions on the state and national level.
Literacy Grants Program
City National’s Reading is The way up® and Dollars + Sense grants program lets K-12 teachers in California, Nevada, New York, Tennessee, Georgia, Minnesota and Washington, D.C., fund classroom projects that aim to foster creativity and critical thinking in students.