Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Receives $411K in 'Grow Your Own' Grants

By: Amanda Castro-Crist 

Texas Tech UniversityThe Texas Tech University College of Education has been selected as a recipient of a $411,000 grant from the Texas Education Agency under the 2018-19 “Grow Your Own” grant program.

Texas Tech was among 25 school districts, universities and education service centers throughout the state to receive these grants, which are used to encourage high school students to consider teaching as a career or to pursue certification as paraprofessionals and teacher aides. The funds also support student teachers during their year-long clinical teaching.