Announcements

Webinar: Supporting The Education of Unaccompanied Students Experiencing Homelessness

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Date: July 31, 2024, 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET

This webinar will review key concepts related to the education of unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness included in the McKinney-Vento Act. The webinar will cover:

  • McKinney-Vento Act definitions of unaccompanied and homeless 
  • K-12 educational rights and supports for unaccompanied homeless students
  • Supports for unaccompanied homeless youth transitioning to higher education

Learn more and register.

Webinar: Raise the Bar: How Community-Based Schools Can Contribute to the Multilingual Landscape

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Date: May 30, 2024, 2:00 pm ET

This webinar will discuss the importance of heritage language education. Representatives from three heritage language schools will provide a brief overview of what their schools are engaged in and accomplishing. Learn more and register.

Next Gen STEM’s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) (Funding Opportunity)

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NASA’s TEAM II solicitation invites informal education institutions to create innovative, NASA-inspired programming for K-12 students and their families. The solicitation is expected to be released in the third quarter of FY2024 (April-June). The solicitation will include three tiers in response to the feedback from the informal education community. The three tiers include:

  • “Community Anchor” tier: This tier will continue to offer awards up to $50,000.
  • New “STEM Innovator” tier: This tier will fund awards of approximately $250,000. 
  • “National Connector”: This tier will award and fund initiatives up to $900,000.

Learn more.