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GCEC Teacher Tynisha Harris Receives STEM Research Grant


The Baldwin County School District is pleased to announce that Tynisha Harris, a teacher at Georgia College Early College, is one of 100 middle and high school science educators throughout the country who has been selected to receive a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) research kit to help students conduct scientific research outside the classroom. She will be able to choose from a selection of 13 high-quality kits amounting to $1,000. These kits are distributed through the Society for Science & the Public’s STEM Research Grants program.


“We are very proud of Mrs. Harris for receiving this grant. I hope that this STEM Research Grant will enable our students at Georgia College Early College to further their love of science and empower them to become the next generation of innovative problem solvers,” said Dr. Noris Price, Superintendent of Schools.


In prior years, the Society offered grants of up to $5,000 to educators through the STEM Research Grants program. Educators then used that funding to purchase resources for their classrooms. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the STEM Research Grants program was adapted to provide