California Table Grape Commission offers $750 teaching grants

The Fresno BeeSeptember 19, 2013 

The California Table Grape Commission is offering teaching grants worth up to $750 each to educators in the table grape growing regions of the San Joaquin and Coachella valleys.

The "Innovation in Teaching" grants support creative classroom projects in the areas of agriculture, math, science, California history, art and health.

Previously funded projects include weather forecasting, school-based gardens, a reenactment of California history, robotics and after-school cooking classes.

Elementary, junior high and high school teachers in California's table grape growing regions are urged to apply. Applications are available at grapesfromcalifornia.com/educationgrants.

The deadline for submissions is Oct. 11.

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