Rio Salado College has received the National Science Foundation Noyce Scholar Grant, Science and Math Innovative Learning Environments (SMILE) for Encore Careers in Education. This innovative grant is for Science Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals transitioning into teaching.
Workshop Resources for Brown Bag Innovations
Brown Bag Innovations are math and science teachers’ hands-on problem solving activities which develop creative and critical thinking in students. These team building activities are designed to develop team work, self-confidence and communication skills in students. Teachers will have some new innovative brown bags to engage students and create high interest in science and math while having fun!
Arizona’s Model for Systemic Family Engagement in Education
Rio Salado’s Planning Grant Project, Arizona’s Model for Systemic Family Engagement in Education, was created in response to an identified need for key education advocates to refine existing practices and organize a statewide systemic model for Family Engagement in Education. This yearlong planning project, funded by the Helios Education Foundation, will involve a multitude of Arizona’s major stakeholders to ensure project support and sustainability throughout the state.