Elaine Adams Professional Development Grant - Nominations will open in the Spring of 2020
All science educators are eligible to apply for the Elaine Adams Professional Development Grant, established in memory of Elaine Adams, chemistry teacher at Phillips Academy and one of the four founders of the former Science Teachers Area Resource Swap (STARS).
2017 Elaine Adams PD Grant (Online version)
2017 Elaine Adams PD Grant (Paper version)
Grants for Empowering Teachers (GET) - Nominations will open in the Spring of 2018
As a benefit to membership, MAST has established the GET opportunity for educators (formal and informal) to purchase non-consumable items that engage and enrich student learning. This grant opportunity is open to all MAST members, and this year five $200 awards will be presented to applicants who demonstrate the use/value of a particular item for their students and science education.
Within a year and a half, recipients are required to share evidence of student engagement. Possible presentation forms may include photographs and an article in the MASTHead, a poster for the MAST annual fall conference, or a presentation at that conference. Evidence may include photographs, drawings, quotes, videos, essays, artwork, etc. Recipients are encouraged to post on social media and include a link to the grant Awardees will receive one day complimentary membership to the MAST Annual conference to share their work.
Examples of non-consumables:
· Science equipment: microscopes, balances, etc
· Lab Materials: rocks and mineral samples, motors, etc
· Technology: Probes, thermal camera, build-able technology kits, robotics kits
· Resources: textbooks/leveled readers/non-fiction texts
2017 GET Application (online version)2017 GET Application (paper version)
Contact Awards@MassScienceTeach.org with any questions.