Topeka teacher selected for national STEM development program, wins $2K grant for equipment

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A Seaman Middle School teacher has been selected to participate in a STEM Scholar Program for “innovative middle school science teachers”, according to a news release.

Science teacher Rob Jackson is one of nine teachers to be selected across eight states for the program, which aims to provide additional training and tools for teachers to educate students about the STEM field.

Jackson spent a week at Western Kentucky University and also received a grant of up to $2 thousand for lab equipment to help with a project he is developing, according to a news release.

In addition to the grant and workshop, Jackson also received:

  • A Chromebook laptop to facilitate his project
  • A fully funded trip to the National Science Association conference in Chicago during the spring of 2021

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