Society of Aviation & Flight Educators Accepting Applications for K-12 Classroom Teacher Grants

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The Society of Aviation & Flight Educators (SAFE) is accepting applications for its 2017 K-12 Classroom Teacher Grant program.

Grants of up to $250 will be awarded to K-12 classroom teachers to incorporate aviation-themed lessons into their regular curriculum. In 2017, four SAFE grants will be awarded: two for teachers in grades K-7 and two for teachers in grades 8-12.

An individual teacher (or a group of teachers from the same school) may apply for a grant to design an aviation-themed classroom unit or complete an aviation-themed project. For example, a SAFE grant could be used to pay for a bus and admission fees to take students to visit an aviation museum, go on a field trip to the local airport, buy materials to build a balsa wood glider or model rocket, or fund another type of project with an aviation or aerospace theme.

Any credentialed teacher in a public, private, or charter school may apply. Local STEM coordinators and homeschooling cooperatives may also apply.

Grants must be used within a year of the award.

See the SAFE website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.

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