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Discovery Education Joins Discovery Education For ‘2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes’


Educational professionals and educators alike will get “a chance to win”, entry is open will “April 30, 2021”.

Dailycsr.com – 18 January 2021 – Five “Title 1 K-12 schools” from the United Stated will get the chance to win “a $5,000 STEM grant” through the “2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes”. The fund is going to help the schools to buy “supplies and technology” related to STEM initiative. In a press release, Discovery Education revealed that the entry for the above mentioned opportunity for 2021 is now open till “April 30, 2021” wherein educational professionals and educators alike will get “a chance to win”.
The Siemens Foundation is the co-presenter for the “2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes” along with Discovery Education which aims to support educators with “high-quality STEM instruction” fostering equity and giving access to “quality education”. In the words of the chief executive of Siemens Foundation, David Etzwiler:
“The Siemens Foundation is committed to narrowing the opportunity gap for young people in STEM, particularly those in underserved or underrepresented communities. In partnership with Discovery Education, we are excited to continue our support of Title 1 schools as they increase accessibility to STEM education now and contribute to a more inclusive STEM workforce in the future.”
2021 marks the fifth year for the “Possibility Grant Sweepstakes”. Among the previous winners there are:
“Sugar Hill Elementary School of Hall County School District in Gainesville, GA; Fort White Elementary School of Columbia County School District in Fort White, FL; Lithonia High School of DeKalb County School District in Lithonia, GA; and Roseland Montessori School of the Tangipahou Parish School System in Roseland, Louisiana”.
Julie Bertucci is a 1st grade teacher at Roseland Montessori, “winner of the 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes”. In Bertucci’s words:
“The Grant not only allows us the chance to continue teaching STEM effectively whether we are in remote, in-person, or hybrid learning environments, but also to develop something we have been wanting at our school since we opened over ten years ago: a mobile science lab”.
Discovery Education’s president at “Corporate & Community Partnerships”, Lori McFarling said:
“Discovery Education is once again proud to partner with Siemens Foundation on this important initiative. Together, we are helping schools create the engaging STEM learning experiences we know support the development of tomorrow’s leaders in the field of STEM.”