SAIS is delighted to announce the 2018 recipients of the Stephen P. Robinson Collaboration Grant Program. Each school will receive $5,000 to pursue their programs.
Trinity Presbyterian School, Montgomery, AL
The school will partner with Valiant Cross Academy, an all-boys school in Montgomery, to work with Maxwell Air Force base and the Civil Air Patrol to develop students certified in cyber security so they can go forth and serve in defense efforts to protect individual, corporate, and national assets.
Episcopal School of Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
The school will partner with The University of Tennessee Knoxville’s Early Learning Center to create a collaborative gardening project for Kindergarten students and teachers. The two schools will engage in a comparative study of urban vs rural gardening plots and techniques.
Oak Mountain Academy, Carrollton, GA
The school will launch the flagship West Georgia Regional Science fair this spring and begin collaborations with the University of West Georgia, local public schools, and local STEM-related business.
St. Luke’s Episcopal School, Mobile, AL
The school’s goal is to create 25 fully functioning, three-dimensional (3D) prosthetic hands to ship to children around the globe. Working with the eNABLE Community Foundation, the school will locate individuals who need a hand and match them with students who are willing to create them at no cost to the recipient.
Clayton-Bradley Academy, Maryville, TN
The school will partner with Maryville College in Maryville, TN, to launch the Summer STEM Training Collaboration to train pre-service teachers in project and problem based learning STEM activities. Classroom teachers will be leading sessions with college professors to allow pre-service teachers to experience PBL projects, learn how to plan lessons, connect to standards, and score mastery.
The recipients will share their stories in articles to be published in
in early 2019.