State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera hosted the Conrad Weiser High School (Berks County) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) team at the Capitol, emphasizing that the team’s patent-pending medical technology is a fitting example for Governor Tom Wolf’s PAsmart initiative, a new $30 million program to improve STEM and computer science education and other jobs training opportunities.
Wolf Administration Continues Historic Investments to High-Quality Early Learning Programs to More Pennsylvania FamiliesJuly 12, 2018
Governor Wolf announced more Pennsylvania families will have access to high-quality early learning programs, with approximately 2,125 new slots in Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts and 490 new slots in the Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program (HSSAP) being made available.
Governor Wolf announced the Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded approximately $2 million in grants to eight universities to develop and implement year-long residency programs for teachers and principals, a critical element in his commitment to increasing and retaining the number of qualified instructors and school leaders serving the Commonwealth’s public schools.
Governor Wolf Announces More Than $2 Million in Teacher in the Workplace Grants to Help Students and Businesses ThriveJune 13, 2018
Governor Wolf continued his commitment to helping students gain the education and job skills they and their employers need to succeed in a global economy by announcing the award of more than $2 million in Teacher in the Workplace grants to 48 programs across the commonwealth.
As the nation mourns for the victims of the tragedy in Texas today, the Pennsylvania’s School Safety Task Force met at Central Mountain High School in Clinton County to discuss ways to keep our schools safe and protect students.