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Grants List


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BaySci Teacher Professional Development Program

For the development of an innovative teacher professional development program ("BaySci Professional Development Program") to strengthen the implementation of inquiry-based elementary science instruction in the Bay Area. Funding will support a two-year pilot program to provide on-going and targeted professional development for teachers through a collaborative partnership with up to two select Bay Area districts, demonstrating its effectiveness through improved teacher confidence and preparedness to teach science, improved quality and quantity of classroom science instruction, and increased student interest, engagement and positive attitudes for science in the pilot districts.

Title: BaySci Teacher Professional Development Program
Date Awarded: Oct 2008
Amount: $1,643,006
Term: 33 months
Grant ID: GBMF2068
Funding Area: San Francisco Bay Area, Science and Technology Museums
Organization Name: Exploratorium