Kennesaw State wins grant to train science teachers

Kennesaw State University has received a $2.85 million grant from the National Science Foundation…

Georgia (Sep 3, 2010) — Kennesaw State University has received a $2.85 million grant from the National Science Foundation to recruit professionals working in science and math careers to return to college to become classroom teachers, college officials announced Thursday.

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The university's College of Science and Mathematics will also reach out to science teachers with at least three years of experience for a leadership program. Teachers for this program will come from Cobb, Paulding, Fulton and Gwinnett counties and Atlanta Public Schools, college officials said.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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