STARs in the News: C.J. Fattig

Idaho DEN STAR and Wendell School District teacher, C.J. Fattig, wrote a grant to remodel her non-science classroom into a Science classroom. The $20,000 grant was awarded by the Monsanto Fund and it will enable her to put in plumbing, a tile floor to replace the carpet, a ventilation system, and science tables to replace the existing one-student desks.

Her project is called Classroom Renovation for Achievement in Science (Cr4As – to look like a chemical formula). Once her structural renovations are finished, she plans on applying for more grants to purchase a science experiment station for each table that includes a laptop, Vernier probeware, a balance, and experiment supplies.

To read more about the grant and this exciting news, check out this article from the local news website.


Have you been recognized in your local newspaper? Have you been published? Were you featured in an article or nominated for an award?  We know STAR Discovery Educators are doing amazing things, but we don’t always hear about it. So take a moment to toot your own horn. Tell us about it. We want to brag about you too!


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