Summit County Innovative Teaching spring grant recipients announced | SummitDaily.com

Summit County Innovative Teaching spring grant recipients announced

Frisco Elementary technology and STEM teacher Peder Hansen was the recipient of a spring Education Foundation of the Summit Innovative Teaching grant, and celebrated the award with Barbara Devlin.

The Education Foundation of the Summit announced its spring Innovative Teaching Awards on Monday, offering more than $18,000 in grants this cycle.

Among the winning projects, elementary school students will get the chance to scuba dive with hammerhead sharks and drive a buggy on the moon with virtual reality. At Snowy Peaks High school, students will take a minimum of one off-campus trip each quarter through expeditionary learning experiences out in the community. Other projects included robotics competitions, leadership, ski-tuning and summer reading programs.

The Education Foundation of the Summit is a nonprofit organization with an all-volunteer group of parents and community members dedicated to supporting public school students and teachers in Summit County.

Visit the foundation website for a full list of spring award recipients.

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