Educate Texas Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas awarded A. J. Moore Academies the T-STEM Exemplars grant in the amount of $75,000. The funds will be used to implement Project SOAR: Accelerating College and Career Readiness Skills. The grant will provide project based learning experiences for students through expanding the Summer Institute for incoming 9th graders and will also provide a six-week long After School Boot Camp for 9th – 12th graders.
Funds provided for professional development, materials & supplies, and programming/staffing to support the integration of CTE classes and academic subjects through rigorous projects and work-based experiences. This grant supports environments in which students can apply and hone practical and critical 21st century skills needed to navigate college life, workplaces, and civic institutions.