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GE Transportation supports The Innovation Space at Justin Elementary School

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GE Transportation teamed up with the Northwest Education Foundation (NEF) on Friday to present Justin Elementary School in North Texas with an Innovation Teaching Grant. Todd Kindel, Engineering Manufacturing Manager, presented a grant check of more than $3,000 to Kelly Barrett, the school’s Gifted and Talented Specialist, in support of Justin’s Innovation Space.

The grant will supply exploratory materials for students to create, problem-solve, and take risks with 3-D structures, connectors, robots, photography and inventions using electronics, circuits, magnetism, power sources, and sound production. This space will be available for students of all elementary grades. 

All told, NEF distributed $100,000 in Innovative Teaching Grants on February 26 to teachers of Northwest ISD. Grants were funded through the generosity of community businesses and leaders, with $1.5 million being funded to date.

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