Ullman praises state investment in school computer sciences

DOYLESTOWN, Jan. 18 – State Rep. Wendy Ullman, D-Bucks, today helped announce $8.7 million in targeted grants through the PASmart Initiative, to expand computer science classes and teacher training at 765 schools around the state.

Central Bucks and Palisades school districts will each receive $35,000 to augment computer science instruction in the classroom and for teacher training.

Schools included in the announcement are:

  • Durham-Nockamixon Elementary School
  • Springfield Elementary School
  • Tinicum Elementary School
  • Palisades Middle School
  • Lenape Middle School
  • Holicong Middle School
  • Tamanend Middle School
  • Tohickon Middle School
  • Unami Middle School

“As a new representative, I’m happy to see these STEM and computer science investments coming from the state level,” she said. “Anytime our districts get money from Pennsylvania and the Wolf administration, that’s a saving for local taxpayers.

“In this case, the dollars represent a true investment with the promise of a return in our students’ success in STEM fields.”

Learn more about the grants on the governor's website.