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2020 Recognition Event

Our annual Recognition Event is a year-end celebration that spotlights our 34 current Science Leadership School Partners and their work to prioritize...

Shirley Hord Teacher Learning Award

The Shirley Hord Teacher Learning Team Award honors a team of teachers that demonstrates excellence in professional learning. This annual award recognizes...

#weneedmore

Verizon, through our Verizon Innovative Learning initiative, brings free technology, free access and immersive hands-on learning opportunities to kids in underserved schools and communities,...

Northrop Grumman Grants

Every year, beginning after National Engineers Week, Northrop Grumman engineers take a day to visit a school of their choice and lead a hands-on...

Project Exploration

Project Exploration programs aim to foster a lifelong relationship with science, technology, engineering and math by providing students with a dynamic set of experiences...

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

For over 100 years, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has provided Chicago area educators with tools and training to help them increase their comfort...

Green Teacher Network

For the past nine years, Green Teacher Network has supported teachers’ efforts to create school gardens and use green spaces as multidisciplinary teaching tools, enhancing...

National Geographic GeoChallenge

The GeoChallenge is an annual themed and standards-based competition from the National Geographic Society that challenges student groups in grades five through eight across...

Need.org

Great for anything energy related. NEED works with energy companies to bring balanced energy programming to the nation's schools including curriculium, grants, or professional...

Future City

Future City is a project-based learning program where students in 6th, 7th, and 8th graders imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future....