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Developing a Fundable and Sustainable STEM Program

Wednesday January 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

STEM Funding

Presented by Alex Urrea, Founder and Managing Partner of Eduscape and Founder of Global Innovations in Education
Sponsored by littleBits Education

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edWeb members can download a personalized CE certificate from their edWebinar transcript the day after the presentation.  Join here!

During this edWebinar, participants will learn about various funding sources through federal, state and local grants, as well as strategies to secure private foundation funding.

Learn how to develop a fundable and sustainable STEM education program that will qualify for entitlement funding and at the same time, can be used to apply for public and private grants. Identify and explore best strategies and leading indicators that both interest the funding source and qualify under their guidelines. This session will provide clarity and a roadmap to guide you in securing funding for your STEM program.

During the edWebinar, educators and administrators will:

  • Learn about federal entitlement programs that support STEM education
  • Discover foundation approaches to program design
  • Identify the key elements grantors seek in awarding STEM grants
  • Learn to tell your story to the grantor
  • Review best practices for entitlement fund and grant seeking

This event will be of particular benefit to K-12 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. There will be time for questions after the presentation.

Alex Urrea About the Presenter

Alex Urrea is Founder and Managing Partner of Eduscape and Founder of Global Innovations in Education, a nonprofit focused on the exchange of impactful STEM products between countries. Alex recently keynoted the China Education and Innovation Expo, where he presented to 10,000+ educators on “Integrating the 5th C into STEAM Education.” He is a former science teacher who has been leading education companies for 20+ years and now runs Eduscape, the only privately-held PD company authorized by ISTE to deliver the ISTE Educator Certification. Eduscape has delivered professional learning to over 750,000 educators. Alex is also a certified grant writing executive and has written over $50 million of K-12 education grants in STEM and technology over the past 10 years.

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To participate in the live edWebinar, log in with current version of Google Chrome or install the meeting app prior to the edWebinar on your computer, your Apple device, or Android device.  If you have a firewall in your location, you can participate on your mobile device using your cellular data (not your local network).

The edWebinar recording will be posted to this page the day after the presentation. Join the STEM Learning community to network with educators, participate in online discussions, receive invitations to upcoming webinars, and view past webinars to earn CE certificates.


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