Donate to Advancing Chemistry Teaching (ACT)
The ACS Education Division focuses on four major initiatives to help foster the development of the most innovative, relevant, and effective chemistry education in the world.
Topical Content Modules
Develops short online chemistry modules and lesson plans to enhance the content knowledge of any educator free of charge.
Pre-Service High School Teacher Programs
Enhances pre-service education at colleges and universities by providing scholarships for students, funding for course reform, and support for field experiences and faculty professional development to improve the quality of chemistry teaching.
Offers workshops designed to train master teachers to deliver chemistry content related to elementary and middle school curricula, targeted to teachers without science backgrounds.
Teacher Research Experiences
Provides paid opportunities for high school chemistry teachers to work in industrial or academic laboratories for 8-10 weeks during the summer to incorporate research into their curricula.
ACS is designated as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your donation is tax deductible. Our Federal Tax ID Number is 53-0196572.
$5,000 provides ten teachers with leadership training
$ 500 gives materials for a classroom supported by a Science Coach
$ 100 gives three Science Activity Kits