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Resources - Grants and Information for Educators 

Check Out the Information Below

Our goal at ASTA is to bring you the most up to date resources, surveys, awards, opportunities, and grant information!   

Science Teachers TEACH Literacy too! 

Are you a K-12 educator who teaches literacy in some capacity, or a youth librarian? 

If so, we would like to invite you to participate in a study conducted by Oakland University faculty and students that explores the impact of the U.S. sociopolitical context on classroom literacy practices and youth librarian practices. 

Please click the link below for full details about the study:

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Celebrating Teachers

One excellent educator will win $25,000, a trip to Hawaii, and appear in Reader’s Digest.

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Apply now to enter for a chance to win! Educators deserve recognition too! Voting starts on March 25, 2024! Don't miss your chance to apply!

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Wildlife Education Grants 

Funds collected from game and fish law convictions never leave the county where the fine occurred. The money is used to fund educational programs focused on fish, wildlife and conservation in the counties where the offense occurred.

All fine money collected by the AGFC is redistributed by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission's Division of Rural Services to schools and conservation districts in the county where the violation occurred in accordance with Arkansas Code Annotated 6-16-1101.

2023-2024 STEM GRANTS 

The award is $10K for public schools teaching STEM in grades 3rd thru 6th.  The grant is for the purchase of STEM equipment and materials.  The Commitment to Excellence in STEM Grant is administered by The Arkansas STEM Coalition through funding from the Arkansas Committed to Education Foundation. Grants provide up to $10,000 for Arkansas public schools teaching 3rd, 4th, 5th, and/or 6th grades to purchase STEM equipment and materials. 

Download APPLICATION in Word
Download BUDGET TEMPLATE Spreadsheet

STEM Coalition Map - Arkansas

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