National PTA 2017 STEM Grant Winners

January 2, 2018 at 8:35 AM Amy Newell

The National PTA recently awarded over $97,000 in grants to PTAs and schools around the country as part of the association’s STEM + Families initiative. This initiative improves access to STEM education and develops effective ways to engage families in the learning environment. Membership Toolkit is honored to recognize eight of our amazing customers who received grants from National PTA this year!

2017 National PTA STEM + Families Science Grant

Highcroft Drive Elementary PTA in North Carolina was one of only 30 PTAs chosen from 600+ applicants for this honor. They received $1,000 to fund their first ever STEM event. Highcroft Drive Elementary is planning to use the grant to host a science festival which will include fun activities related to science, technology, engineering and math.

2017 National PTA STEM + Families Math Grant

Keheley Elementary PTA in Georgia and Nuckols Farm Elementary PTA in Virginia were two of 35 PTAs that won $1,000 to fund ‘math night’ at their school. Math nights help students and families enjoy and learn math through hands-on games and activities.

2017 National PTA STEM + Families Game Night Giveaway Recipients

Centennial Elementary PTA and Curtsinger Elementary PTA were selected to receive a package of educational games and learning materials. These Texas-based PTAs will now be able to host a STEM + Families game night at their school.

2017 National PTA STEM + Families Mini-Game Package Recipients

Farmingville Elementary PTA in Georgia and Keller Harvel Elementary and Taylor Elementary, both in Texas, were chosen to receive a mini-game package to promote STEM game nights at their school. This game package helps students develop interest and skills in STEM education.

Family engagement is essential to help all children realize their full potential. At Membership Toolkit, our goal is to ensure that your organization is successful and able to focus on the important things, especially when it comes to students’ educational opportunities. Ready to uncover the potential of your PTA or PTO? Schedule a 15-minute demo today to see how Membership Toolkit can help your organization thrive!