CASPER, Wyo — The Wyoming Department of Education will release an application for the Cutting Edge Grant on July 1, 2020, according to a department memo.
The Perkins Cutting Edge Grant Program awards up to $25,000 for evidence-based and innovative strategies in the development, implementation and adoption of Career and Technical (CTE) programs regarding emerging technology.
A grant review committee will score the applications, with preferences given for presentations that address or partner with:
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- Next Generation Science Standards
- After-school programs
- Business and industry partnership
According to the release, “additional preference points will be given if the aforementioned is directly related to the comprehensive local need assessment’s high-skill, high-wage and in-demand identification.”
The application period is July 1-September 1, 2020. Amounts awarded will be up to $25,000. Grants will be released no later than September 15, 2020.