School Programs, Events, Competitions, and Professional Development

Mark your calendars with these grant opportunities, workshops, conferences and more!

August 2-6 – The Christa McAuliffe Center is hosting The Life Cycle of Stars, a week-long summer virtual astronomy program for high school students. Each daily session in the 5-part series consists of a 75-minute live, interactive, virtual program hosted by an experienced McAuliffe Center educator.

August 20-22 – Boston Green Fest, organized by the Foundation for a Green Future, will be held both online and in-person at the Rose Kennedy Greenway. This year’s theme is #EnvironmentEqualityNOW.

September 1 – Deadline for Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom Mini-Grant applications. Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom awards mini-grants up to $1,500 to Massachusetts educators, after-school programs, farms working with schools, and youth gardening organizations for agriculturally-based educational projects. Click here to apply.

October 1 – Deadline for Toshiba America Foundation grants. The Toshiba America Foundation awards grants to educators who are passionate about making mathematics and science more engaging for their students. This deadline is for educators of grades K-5, and offers grants up to $1,000.