FHSU receives Eisenhower Project funding

HAYS, KS --- Dr. Germaine L. Taggart, assistant professor of teacher education, has received Eisenhower Project funding for year one of a two-year grant.

The "Fostering/Inquiry based Natural Discovery Science" (FINDS) project is a cooperative effort with FHSU's Teacher Education Department, the Fort Hays Educational Development Center, participating school districts and the Sternberg Museum of Natural History.

First-year funding of $136,497 will provide up to 50 western Kansas teachers, in teams of at least two, increased knowledge in natural science, integration strategies, technology experience and peer mentoring.

Additional grant staff include Dr. Paul Adams, Physics Department; Dr. Greg Liggett, assistant director at the Sternberg Museum; Julie Bliese, educator at O'Loughlin Elementary School; Dr. Regi Wieland, FHEDC director; Travis Taggart, curator of herpetology at the Sternberg Museum; and Cami Liggett, education director at the Sternberg Museum.

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