AZ Council on Economic Education receives Toyota math grant

June 12, 2009

By hammersmith

Toyota USA Foundation Announces $3.3 Million in New Grants

The Toyota USA Foundation, a charitable endowment supporting K-12 math and science education, today announced $3.3 million in new grants. The latest round of grants is going to 12 organizations from across the country.

“During these challenging economic times, we are pleased to support these excellent programs,” said Patricia Salas Pineda, group vice president of Toyota Motor North America.

“These grants are an investment in the future of our teachers and young people and will give them invaluable skills for the future.”

The Toyota USA Foundation supports quality K-12 programs that improve the teaching and learning of mathematics, science, and environmental education. The foundation places a high priority on:

* Diverse programs that are broad in scope, incorporate inter-disciplinary learning, and use “real-world” classroom applications; and

* Innovative and cost-effective programs which develop students and teachers’ abilities.

In Arizona…

Arizona Council on Economic Education

Scottsdale, AZ


Mathematics and Economics for Grades K-12 Provide training, curricula, and classroom lessons to prepare teachers to help students achieve the Arizona Economics and Mathematics Standards in grades K-12. $100,000