Commitment to Action

Redefining Rural and Native American STEM Education

Commitment by

PAST Foundation

In 2012, the PAST Foundation and its partners committed to improve STEM education in rural and Native American reservation schools in South Dakota by providing 450 teachers the training needed to implement an innovative, culturally relevant, and trans-disciplinary approach to teaching and learning. The program, known as the Trans-disciplinary Problem-Based Learning (T-PBL) model, has already been successfully implemented in four South Dakota schools and this commitment will allow teachers from an additional eight rural schools and four Native American reservation schools to be trained in the 2012-2013 school year, improving STEM education for at least 7,800 students.

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Commitment

Redefining Rural and Native American STEM Education

Launched

2012

Est. Duration

3 Years

Estimated Total Value

$1,500,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

PAST Foundation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

American Indian Institute for Innovation, Sanford Health, South Dakota Department of Education, Mid-Central Educational Cooperative, Dakota Wesleyan University