BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - East Baton Rouge Parish public school teachers are eligible to apply for one of 15 school grants.
Strong Schools Grants is being sponsored by Unum and Starmount.
Teachers in kindergarten through 12th grade can apply for the grant, which will award 15 teachers with a $1000 grant for innovative ideas to increase student engagement for the upcoming school year. Teachers can apply online until May 31, 2019.
Unum and its Baton Rouge-based subsidiary, Starmount Life Insurance Company, launched the grant program in Baton Rouge last year to support educators. This program is expanding to include East Baton Rouge Parish public school teachers of all grades.
Winners will be announced in August for the start of the new school year.