Raytheon has selected 32 elementary school teachers for grants of up to $2,500 each to implement the company’s Engineering is Elementary Teacher Scholarship Program in their respective classrooms.
Under a $2 million project between Raytheon and Boston’s Museum of Science, the winning teachers will implement curriculum intended to build up knowledge of engineering and technology concepts, Raytheon announced Thursday.
Close to 58,700 teachers and 4.2 million students have participated in the EIE, with 60 scholarships having been given to teachers at disadvantaged, rural or inner city schools nationwide.
Teachers selected for this new round of funds are in Texas, California, Ohio, Arizona, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, Minnesota, Washington, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Georgia, Michigan, Massachusetts, Florida and Utah.
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