Salt River Project is offering grants for teachers looking for ways to engage their students in the classroom in the areas of math, science, technology and social studies.
The SRP Classroom Connections program offers more than $200,000 in funding, and consists of:
• Learning Grants by SRP, which provides funding up to $5,000 per school for projects and programs that incorporate innovative teaching strategies in math and science and meet performance standards as dictated by the Arizona Academic Standards.
• Social Studies Grants by SRP, which supports the enrichment and enhancement of classroom instruction in the disciplines of history, geography, civics, government and economics, and meet performance standards as dictated by the Arizona Academic Standards. Up to $2,000 is available per educator.
Public, private and nonprofit schools serving K-12 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Pinal County, Gila County, Yavapai County, Page and St. Johns are eligible to compete for the grants. Applications for 2012-13 grants will be accepted until March 31. More information is available at www.srpnet.com/grants.