STEM GRANT

Professional Development Opportunity

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TEA Grant Funded

Sheldon ISD has been awarded a TEA Grant funded opportunity to support the acquisition of content knowledge and expertise to prepare teachers to educate and impact learning of at-risk students as it relates to environmental systems. KHS will add Environmental Systems as an advanced science course for the 2016-2017 school year. The ultimate goal is to expand student opportunities so they can pursue a STEM degree or career.
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University of Houston Downtown Partnership

UHD will partner with Sheldon ISD to provide professional development opportunities as well as coaching/mentoring scientifically based research strategies.

Teacher Commitment

Oct. 2015 - Oct. 2016- Professional Development requirements.


  • Tier 1 "High School Only" Teachers: 72 Hours of PD
  • Tier 2 Teachers: 36 Hours of PD
  • Participate in a Service Learning project with students



Stipends will be awarded in Aug. 2016.


Teachers selected must commit to teaching in Sheldon ISD for 2 additional years.