Three teachers and one group from Arizona are receiving $15,000 in grants from the Washington, D.C.-based Society for Science & the Public to support STEM projects and much-needed equipment for the classroom, respectively.
LITAS4GIRLS of Scottsdale will receive $2,500 to help guide and inspire middle and high school girls to pursue computer science and STEM careers through its summer incubators, chapters and technology showcase.
Teachers who won STEM research grants, their schools and grant amounts are:
- Pradip Misra, Bagdad High School, $2,500
- Andre Pineda, Alchesay High School in Whiteriver, $5,000
- Sonia Solis, Kofa High School in Yuma, $5,000