ORAU awarded 38 teachers from 14 East Tennessee schools more than $36,000 on Monday at the 16th annual ORAU Education Grants ceremony.
Educational materials and equipment purchased with the grant awardsâ€”such as iPads, computer software, robotics kits, and moreâ€”will help teachers continue to meet state-wide curriculum standards and enhance the learning experience of their students in STEM subjects, a press release said.
â€œORAU is proud to support schools in Anderson County by helping local educators obtain the resources and tools required to engage students of all ages in STEM subjects while enriching their education,â€ ORAU President and Chief Executive Officer Andy Page said. â€œThese educators never fail to demonstrate their dedication to student success.â€
Since beginning the Education Grant program in 2002, ORAU has provided more than $487,000 to area schools to fund educational projects that complement its mission of enriching science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, the press release said. [Read more…]