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Homeland Security Grants- Teaching American Kids Counter Terrorism-Part 3

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The Department of Commerce is offering a grant to help prepare the next generation of Homeland Security experts. This grant can fund strategies that reach elementary school children and youth. How should such an effort be approached? Will this effort breed a more equipped America? Or will this effort simply offer more opportunities for homegrown terrorism? What type of provider could be entrusted with such an opportunity to introduce our youth to Homeland Security related occupations? GRANT INFORMATION Category: Homeland Security Science and Technology (S&T) is soliciting individuals or teams to research, create, develop, deploy and evaluate innovative educational tools, approaches and resources to educate and inspire the next generation homeland security workforce. It covers elementary school to post doctoral programs, and includes ongoing professional development of the National Homeland Security workforce. FULL NAME: Researching, Creating, Developing, Deploying and Evaluating Innovative Educational Tools, Approaches & Resources to Advance Intellectual Basis for a National Homeland Security S&T Workforce Funding Agency: Department of Commerce Funding Amount: $400,000 Current Closing Date for Applications: Feb 28, 2010 GANT INFO LINK: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=YlHQLB0Q2LGShgz1zJTq6gnvLrX3FhkCTDHp93y5hg9vnG3jJVz6!-1299818899?oppId=49251&mode=VIEW This series of programs are designed to offer tangible solutions to the critical issues that are challenging the quality of life in various populations. Each segment will begin with a clearly stated problem, along statistics about the problem before inviting participants to help develop workable solutions. We invite forward thinkers, entrepreneurs and solutions oriented talkers to engage in meaningful problem solving.

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