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Grant awarded to help with teacher training

Published On: Mar 28 2013 01:41:23 PM CDT

More than $2 million in grant money is being awarded to help train teachers in the Commonwealth.

We've learned the Virginia Department of Education says the money will help with professional development for nearly 700 teachers throughout Virginia.

The Department says new partnerships between school divisions and colleges and universities will provide in-service training for STEM teachers and create professional program tied to state science standards of learning.