Newsroom Jackson EMC (bright ideas)

2018
May
09,
2018
Bright Ideas is a grant program from Jackson EMC that funds creative and innovative classroom projects in middle schools. Educators who teach grades 6-8 can earn up to $2,000 for classroom projects that would not be funded otherwise. With a Bright...
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2017
November
09,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Nov. 7, 2017) – Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) awarded 20 middle schools in Gwinnett, Barrow, Hall, Jackson, Lumpkin and Clarke counties $50,000 in Bright Ideas grant funds for 34 innovative classroom projects. Winning ...
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May
22,
2017
Bright Ideas grants recognize and reward innovative and creative classroom projects, unfunded by general education dollars, developed by middle school teachers. Educators who teach grades 6-8 in schools within the Jackson EMC service region can earn ...
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March
16,
2017
Jim Roberson Berkmar Middle School, Gwinnett County $1,080 Literacy for the Deaf Jim Roberson is charged with teaching a second language; not Spanish or French. He’s teaching English to deaf children who use American Sign Language at Berk...
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2016
November
15,
2016
Jackson EMC employees surprised 50 middle school teachers in 29 schools with more than $61,700 in grant money from the Bright Ideas program throughout the month of October. Winning entries represented a variety of disciplines, including engineering, ...
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March
10,
2016
It’s amazing to watch a child spark an interest in learning. It’s not an easy thing to do, so in 2015 Jackson EMC funded $50,608 Bright Ideas innovation grants to provide necessary tools and technology for classroom teachers so they could bring their...
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February
15,
2016
In 2016 $61,700 in grants were awarded to 36 educators for projects at 24 schools in 9 different school systems. Jackson EMC employees surprised 50 middle school teachers in 29 schools with more than $61,700 in grant money from the Bright Ideas ...
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2015
December
17,
2015
Educators from 24 schools received $50,608 in Bright Ideas innovation grants in November from Jackson EMC. These funds will empower educators to teach middle school students everything from engineering design using 3D printing to life science in a ga...
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