$20M to Aid K-12 Cyber Education

national science foundation logoAgency: National Science Foundation; Program: Computer Science for All (CFDA Number: 47.070) (Funding Opportunity Number: 17-525); Eligibility: Unrestricted; Funding: $20 million for three awards (no match required); Deadline: Feb. 28.

Summary: The program aims to provide K-12 students with the opportunity to participate in computer science and computational thinking education in their schools. This solicitation supports researcher-practitioner partnerships that foster the research and development needed to bring CS/CT to all schools.

The grantees will provide: high school teachers with the preparation, professional development and ongoing support that they need to teach rigorous computer science courses; and K-8 teachers with the instructional materials and preparation they need to integrate CS/CT into their teaching.

Info: https://goo.gl/O5eSnk (NOFA); or grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov for questions about this funding opportunity.

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