Lazear Charter Academy, Oakland:

The team of four elementary school professionals identified the need to create and maintain an embedded ELD program that is woven throughout their curriculum in order to support their 52%-ELL student population. Through following the complete model of Be GLAD (Guided Language Acquisition Design) training, attending the GLAD conference, and creating 3-4 differentiated classroom models, the team plans to implement a Balanced Literacy curriculum. After the two years, the teachers who participate in this training will become GLADiator Trainers who are certified to to provide professional development, coaching, and ongoing training to current and new staff to ensure it is implemented school-wide.

Important Dates

Spring 20172017 Awardees Announced
May 1 2017Cohorts 1, 2, and 3 Reunion Event
August 3‑4 20172017 Awardee Convening
Fall 2017Application Process opens for 2018 Grant Cycle

Keep In Touch

Sign up for occasional email updates from the LIGHT Awards program. We’ll let you know about approaching deadlines, provide application tips, and share what our grantees are doing.
Copyright ©Intrepid Philanthropy Foundation. All rights reserved. LIGHT Awards is a program of Intrepid Philanthropy Foundation, San Francisco, CA. Contact us at info@lightawards.org or use our contact form.