2014 Grant Recipients

Deer Isle Stonington High School, Deer Isle, ME

$35,000
Support for launching three new project-based learning Pathways: Marine Studies, Health Care and Visual & Performing Arts.

Mindful Schools, Oakland, CA

$35,000
Support for providing mindfulness education to K-12 schools via direct classroom instruction and training for educators.

University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE

$35,000
Support to increase physical activity and fitness of elementary school children in an attempt to decrease excessive weight gain and prevalence of obesity.

Washington and Lee UNIVERSITY, Lexington, VA

$35,000
Support for Foreign Language Futures (FLF), a unique learning/teaching partnership developed between Washington and Lee University of Lexington, Virginia, and our two neighboring local school districts, Rockbridge County Public Schools and Buena Vista City Public Schools.

 

2013 Grant Recipients

E3: Education, excellence, & Equity, San rafael, CA

$10,000
Support for teacher professional development that focus on practical strategies that teachers implement in the classroom to increase student engagment.

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, alexandria, VA

$10,000
Support to design and pilot a series of professional development workshops assisting school implementation of the common core state standards for English language Learners.

Utah International Charter School, salt lake city, UT

$10,000
Support to support the licensing and development of teachers of refugee and immigrant status.

Lloyd Center for the Environment, Dartmouth, MA

$35,000
Support to create and implement curricula in public school science classes that include hands-on mentoring in climate science research for 3rd, 5th grade and select high school students.  The project will also train teachers how to blend children’s discoveries about the effects of climate change on local ecology with in-class science lessons throughout the year.

New York School for the Deaf, White Plains, NY

$35,000
Support to identify and implement the best practices to aid in the successful creation of a Dual Language Program.

The Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund, New orleans, LA

$35,000
Support for Teacher Resilience Education and Enhancement (TREE):  A five-part professional development series designed to increase resilience and retention of K-12 teachers in high-risk urban neighborhood schools in post-Katrina New Orleans..

 

 

2012 Grant Recipients

AchieveMpls , Minneapolis, MN

$10,000
Support for teacher professional development in an innovative theater-based literacy strategy called Tableau.

Foothills School of Arts and Sciences, Boise, ID

$10,000
Support to integrate movement-based learning into the school’s curriculum.

Harlem Academy, New York, NY

$10,000
Support for a history program for high potential middle school students.

PLAyworks metro boston, boston, ma

$10,000
Support to change the school culture to become a more connected community through play.

The Highlander Institute

$10,000
Support for Blended Learning Initiative which will develop a school reform model at the Highlander Charter School that strategically connects research, proven practices and critical tools in the field of integrated education technology.

Edna Karr, New Orleans, LA

$35,000
The TEST (Teachers Educating Students Together) cohort will receive training, observation, coaching, and resources to effectively instruct students with special needs using a co-teaching model

Native American Community Academy, Albuquerque, New Mexico

$35,000
Native American Community Academy (NACA) was supported to implement and evaluate “Growing Leaders,” a professional development, teacher training, and fellowship program

STAR Education, Culver city, CA

$35,000
Support for the development, production, and presentation of the “Why the Grey Matters” Program Neuroscience Based Professional Development Program.