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Funding for K-12 STEM Educator Development

Funding (~$500) is available for educator professional development, which can include attending workshops or seminars, hosting events or activities, purchasing materials for use in the classroom or out-of-school educational settings, continuing education, and other related activities.

Applications are accepted at any time. An application consists of a completed Request for STEM Educator Funding OR a short document (about 1 page) including the following:

  • Description of the activity
  • Description of the STEM content
  • Explanation of the benefit to the teacher, school, students, or organization
  • Anticipated number of: K-6 students, middle school students, high school students, K-12 teachers, informal educators, undergraduate or graduate students, higher education faculty, and parents
  • Summary of the total anticipated budget and the amount requested from Wyoming NASA Space Grant
  • If asking for support to attend a workshop, please include the following:
    • Name and affiliation of the proposed workshop
    • Approximate date of the workshop
    • Proposed venue
    • Brief description of the workshop
    • Target audience for the workshop (i.e., K-12 science teachers, general public, combination of both, etc.)
    • A short justification of attending the workshop

Email the above information to: wsgc@uwyo.edu

Follow-up for funded events:

The organizers of any event receiving NASA Space Grant funding are asked to provide a final report regarding the use of the funding for NASA reporting purposes. Please submit this by e-mail to wsgc@uwyo.edu.  We will also send follow-up e-mail regarding the final report.