First Energy is offering STEM education grants of up to $1,000 for educators of schools and youth groups in communities served by any of their
electric operating companies
This grant will support creative classroom projects within STEM fields that will take place during the 2017-2018 school year. Be sure to apply by the
Student Opportunities & Competitions:
Fat Brain Toys has challenged students to create the next Fat Brain Toy for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship. $500 in toys, a prize package from Make:, and best of all the possibility of having their invention sold around the world!
Learn more about the rules and timeline. This contest closes October 18th.
West Virginia University's Statler College will be hosting seven weeks of Engineering Challenge Camps in June, July, and August 2018. There will separate camps for Elementary, Middle, and High school students. Themes for each camp will be posted by October 1 and registration will open March 1, 2018. For questions about camp, please contact Cate Schlobohm at
Educator & Professional Opportunities:
From November 6th
December 18th, The WV Center for Professional Development is offering an opportunity for educators to explore technology resources that can be used to increase student engagement. This online course has a registration fee of $25 due by October 7th.
From January 8th - February 19th, The WV Center for Professional Development is offering an online course designed to learn about technology resources that encourage and promote collaboration and creativity in digital student projects.
and registration fee ($25) due by
January 12, 2018