On March 8, 2019, the Versacare Foundation awarded $1,159,000 in grant funding to Adventist education, including $920,000 to 118 primary and secondary schools across the United States and Canada in support of STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). The STEM grant program is open to every North American Division (NAD) conference- or church-sponsored primary or secondary school and provides funding in three categories: • $5,000 for smaller schools of three classrooms or less • $10,000 for larger schools of four or more classrooms and 12-year schools • $10,000 for senior academies STEM funds can be put toward many uses, such as purchasing classroom smart boards, tablets or Chromebooks for student use; equipping or updating student computer labs; installing 3D printers and related software; initiating or funding robotics programs; instruction in software coding; and equipping chemistry, physics, and biology labs. Versacare Inc.
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Article excerpt posted on en.intercer.net from Canadian Adventist Messenger.