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STEM-based Service-learning Grants Awarded

July 28th, 2011

Recently the Maine Commission for Community Service (MCCS), in partnership with Time Warner Cable’s “Connect a Million Minds” (CAMM) initiative, asked school districts across Maine to propose service-learning projects based on STEM curriculum to be implemented in the Fall. The MCCS is happy to announce that it awarded two $1,000 grants to implement STEM-based Service-learning projects for the 2011 Fall Semester.

The following applicants who applied on behalf of their schools have been awarded:

Vanda Madore, Caribou High School

Jennifer Turnbull, Director of the Clifford Performing Arts Center, RSU #3

Time Warner Cable launched Connect a Million Minds to introduce youth to opportunities and resources that inspire them to develop the important science, technology, engineering and math skills they need to become the problem solvers of tomorrow.

The Maine Commission for Community Service builds capacity and sustainability in Maine's volunteer and service communities by funding programs, developing managers of volunteers and service-learning practitioners, raising awareness of sector issues, and promoting service as a strategy.  To learn more about the Maine Commission for Community Service visit our web-site