(NASHVILLE, TN), December 19, 2012 — State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) said today that he has been informed by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) that Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) will receive a $74,249 grant to provide professional development to local K-12 teachers. MTSU was awarded the 2013 Improving Teacher Quality Award on a competitive basis.
“I am very pleased that MTSU will receive this award and that it will benefit local K-12 teachers,” said Senator Ketron. “This will help give them additional resources to improve student achievement. Congratulations to Dr. Angela Barlow, who will lead the project, and all of those at MTSU who helped secure this grant.”