National Science Teachers Association, Arlington VA, received a $3 million grant from Dow Chemical Co. Foundation. The grant will support the participation of 480 early-career science teachers from Louisiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Texas over a three-year period in the NSTA New Science Teacher Academy.
Security Industry Association, Alexandria VA, reports in its Quarterly Research Update that business confidence among members of the security industry dipped slightly in the second quarter of 2011. A new forecast predicted the industry sector will reach over $2.4 billion this year and that global intrusion products are poised to recover steadily as the industry capitalizes on new growth opportunities.
CFO events by Association TRENDS
TRENDS Live Breakfast - Implementing and Maintaining Nonprofit Technology Initiatives, 8-10:30am Sept. 20 in Washington. Focuses on the unique challenges associated with implementing technology initiatives at nonprofits. Open to nonprofit executives only.
Audio conference - Issues in Nonprofit Executive Compensation: Setting and Defending Pay Rates, 2-3:30pm EST Sept. 15. Experts will map out the key legal, tax, and media issues surrounding nonprofit salary and benefit packages; from governance, to trends in Congress and the states.