GW Receives $1.1 Million for DC Teacher Science, Tech, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Training

June 14, 2011

WASHINGTON –– The George Washington University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS), in conjunction with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS),is the recipient of a $1.1 million grant from the United States Department of Education. Through the departments’ Math and Science Partnership (MSP) program and the D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), the grant, D.C. Advancing Competencies in Technology and Science (DC ACTS), will support a leadership program to provide D.C. science teachers within public, charter, private and Catholic schools, with much–needed science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content knowledge.