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The Verizon Foundation, in collaboration with ISTE, announced a new initiative to provide schools in underserved areas with STEM professional development opportunities.
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The Verizon Foundation, in collaboration with ISTE, announced a new initiative to provide schools in underserved areas with STEM professional development opportunities. Through a $295,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation, ISTE will provide educators at 12 underserved schools around the country with year-long professional development that will prepare them to facilitate, model, integrate, and apply existing mobile technologies to support digital-age STEM learning. These schools are part of the Foundation’s Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program. This blended professional development model will be based on an individual needs assessment conducted at each school.

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