Prof. Pumphrey Among Those Honored with NCSS Grant
September 23, 2016
Dr. Charlene Bustos and Dr. R. Gary Pumphrey, along with Ms. Torrey Clay and Ms. Linda Stevens from the Education Service Center Region #XV in San Angelo, have been accepted as the sole national recipient of the 2016 National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Grant for the Enhancement of Geographic Literacy, co-sponsored by the Geography Education National Implementation Project (GENIP). This grant was created to promote, enhance, and reinforce geographic literacy in the classroom. The project is designed to “teach the teacher” through professional development programs focusing on ways to integrate cross-curricular connections between geography, math, and reading. The award is $2,500. Classroom resources will be provided to attendees with the money provided by the grant.