The grants will support local teachers with creative ideas to innovate teaching and improve student success in K-12 classrooms. To find the application or learn more about the program, visit www.ncbrightideas.com.
A shared initiative of Edgecombe-Martin County EMC and electric cooperatives statewide, Bright Ideas grants have funded over 13,500 projects with more than $14 million awarded to teachers across North Carolina since 1994. Millions of students have benefited from the projects, technology and enhanced teaching methods made possible by Bright Ideas.
Teachers in any discipline, from engineering to art, can apply to receive a grant of up to $1,500.00.
“At Edgecombe-Martin County EMC, we believe that education is an essential part of building and bettering our community, and Bright Ideas grants enable us to help local teachers who continue to go above and beyond in the classroom,” said Monica Speight, Manager of Communication of Edgecombe-Martin County EMC. “Edgecombe-Martin County EMC expects to award approximately $10,000 this fall in our service area, and we look forward to partnering with exceptional educators to accelerate learning this year, and for years to come.”