Co-op issues call for Bright Ideas grant applications

Local teachers with ideas for innovative classroom learning experiences will have the opportunity to apply for a Roanoke Electric Co-op Bright Ideas grant of up to $2,000.

“Starting April 1, the co-op will accept applications from educators K-12 to fund creative, hands-on classroom projects,” said Patrice Jordan, the co-op’s coordinator of community relations and engagement.

Applicants can be awarded for projects in any discipline or areas of learning, as long as they use unique techniques to improve instruction.

“Once the application window closes, a committee of local educators and community leaders will select the winners and designate the amount of money to be donated for their projects,” Jordan said.

Applications will be accepted at NC Electric Cooperatives until Sept. 15.