The School-based Healthcare Solutions Network is accepting proposals for COVID-19 School Support Recovery Grants from local education agencies, charter school management companies, as well as public, charter, and private schools, to implement telehealth mental health program services for children impacted by short- and long-term school closures due to the pandemic.
For more than 35 years, the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) have rewarded and inspired teachers across the country. PAEMST, which have honored more than 5,000 teachers, are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching. Awardees receive a trip to Washington, DC; a $10,000 award; and opportunities to network with colleagues from across the nation. Nominate a teacher or apply today at www.paemst.org.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Northrup Grumman Foundation annually present the Excellence in Engineering Education Award to recognize the importance of integrating high-quality engineering instruction into science classrooms and the critical need to make students proficient in practices used by engineers in the field.
The NPR Student Podcast Challenge, which has drawn more than 35,000 students around the country into the world of audio storytelling, is back for its third year. Students in grades 5–12 can participate in the 2021 challenge by creating a three- to eight-minute podcast about a topic they want to explore.
Wonder Workshop is sponsoring the Wonder League Robotics Competition, a free global, virtual competition for students aged 6–14. The competition is intended to help students develop computational thinking, problem solving, and creativity by learning to code.