Snyder announces $140,000 to local school districts to support science and technology education

HARRISBURG, Jan. 17 – State Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington, today announced four school districts have been awarded PAsmart targeted grants toward advancing science and technology education.

The following school districts each received $35,000 in funding for programs under the PAsmart initiative:

  • Albert Gallatin School District.
  • Bethlehem Center School District.
  • Brownsville Area School District.
  • Carmichaels Area School District.

“These investments will better prepare our students with the science and technology skills they need to succeed,” said Snyder. “This effort will ensure that our state has a well-trained and prepared workforce to meet the current and future demands of local businesses.”

These grants are designed to help schools introduce and expand computer science training. The funds will also be used to provide educators from pre-kindergarten through grade 12 with the necessary computer science training.

More information on the PAsmart initiative can be found at this link: https://www.pasmart.gov/