$2.8 Million in Grant Funding to Support Educational Priorities in Tennessee

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The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, received over $2.8 million in grant funding from the Tennessee Department of Education to continue support of educational priorities in Tennessee.

Programs supported by the grants include the Grow Your Own Initiative (GYO), which provides financial support for individuals who are currently serving as an educational assistant or teacher’s aide to become a licensed teacher. The grants also support the professional development and learning of existing Tennessee teachers through two innovative programs that will allow existing teachers to earn endorsements in special education or secondary mathematics.

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