Algebra 1 STEM Grant

Organization:
Davidson County Schools
Amount:
$342,622.28
Program Area:
STEM Initiative
County of Applicant:
Davidson
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to support Davidson County Schools’ STEM Initiative which is aimed at strengthening efforts to increase graduation rates and improve student success in Algebra 1 by implementing the new Future Ready Core and Common Core Standards in mathematics. Through this initiative DCS plans to improve teaching and learning by equipping all 7th thru 9th grade math classrooms with SMART technology classrooms and implementing a comprehensive professional development program for teachers. Funds will also be used to establish Project Lead the Way (PLTW) at West Davidson High School and add PLTW’s Gateway to Technology program at feeder middle schools in west Davidson County. DCS will partner with Davidson County Community College to establish career pathways in health sciences, global logistics, creative enterprises and advanced manufacturing / pre-engineering. Students completing PLTW at the high school with have an opportunity to earn up to ten engineering technology credits at the community college

Contact:
Ms. Emily S. Byers P.O. Box 2057 Lexington, North Carolina 27293-2057 336-242-5507
Areas Served:
Davidson

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