2012 Grant Recipients

AchieveMpls , Minneapolis, MN

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

Foothills School of Arts and Sciences, Boise, ID

Support to integrate movement-based learning into the school’s curriculum.

Harlem Academy, New York, NY

Support for a history program for high potential middle school students.

PLAyworks metro boston, boston, ma

Support to change the school culture to become a more connected community through play.

The Highlander Institute

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

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

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

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


2011 Grant Recipients

Imaginarium Group, Fort Myers, FL

Support for an engineering curriculum in the school system to advance STEM education.

Muddy Sneakers,  Brevard, NC

Support for enriching North Carolina’s Standard Course of Study with hands-on learning in pristine forest areas and wilderness sites

Washington State University, Vancouver, WA

Support for alternative approaches to curriculum and instruction that improve educational access for all students

Facing History and ourselves, Brookside, MA

Support for professional development and curricular reform in writing instruction.

Future Leaders Institute, New York, NY

Support for a leadership and empowerment initiative for at risk girls.

2010 Grant Recipients

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Support for the Teacher Academy Program in Secondary Schools which encourages a diverse group of students to enter education by providing students with the support and training necessary to explore teaching while attending rural high schools.

Epiphany, Dorchester, MA

Support for a unique and comprehensive intern teacher program.

The Fine Arts Center, Greenville, SC

Support a collaborative professional development program for teachers/artists.

The Boston Conservatory

Support for the “Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum”.

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, New York, NY

Support for training teachers to recognize and appropriately respond to bias based behaviors.

J. Sterling Morton High School District 201, Cicero, IL

Support for training teachers to teach AP classes relevant to a target population.

Maine Audubon, Falmouth, ME

Support for the expansion of environmental education through classroom and outdoor expereinces to Rural areas.