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2019 Bright Minds Grants Support Innovative Classroom Projects

September 20th, 2019

Superintendent Martirano, HCPSS Board members and several HCPSS staff hold certificates.

HCPSS Superintendent Michael J. Martirano and Board of Education members recognized six recipients of Staff and Teacher Grant for innovative instructional projects that build 21st century skills and advance equitable education. The grants, totaling $10,000, were awarded by the Bright Minds Foundation, the county’s independent, nonprofit organization that supports all HCPSS students.

This year’s recipients are:

In the grant program’s history, Bright Minds has invested more than $155,000 for enrichment programs throughout county classrooms. The STEM projects were also supported by Comcast and Northrop Grumman.

The grant recipients for the current school year were recognized at the Howard County Board of Education meeting on September 19, 2019.

For more information on the Staff and Teacher Grants program, visit the Bright Minds website.