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Regional Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Service-Learning


Funding Description

The Regional STEM Service-Learning Initiative will promote STEM-based, service-learning opportunities for students, especially female and underrepresented minorities, to increase student interest in pursuing STEM related careers and postsecondary study. STEM content and concepts are introduced in a nontraditional setting, thereby increasing the relevance to the experience of the student. This instructional methodology has been shown to increase academic engagement significantly. A key focus of the Initiative is to better engage participants in the civic lives of their community.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Funding is only available to the San Diego County Office of Education.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority National & Community Service Trust Act (42 U.S.C. 12501 et seq.); Budget Item 6110-102-0890
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5575 / 8290
Total Available $30,000
Recipient Amount $30,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background CalServe K-12 Service-Learning Initiative [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/cr/sl/index.asp]
Fiscal CalServe K-12 Service-Learning Initiative [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/cr/sl/index.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Educational Options, Student Support and American Indian Education Office, 916-323-2183
Fiscal Educational Options, Student Support and American Indian Education Office, 916-323-2183
Division Coordinated Student Support, 916-323-2183 (phone), 916-323-6061 (fax)
Last Modified: July 31, 2012
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