Projects We’ve Funded

As of Spring 2021, we have supported the professional learning of over 408 Bay Area teachers as part of 83 funded projects.

Year Awarded

Level

Subject

County

Outdoor Learning Labs

Nystrom Elementary, Richmond Madera Elementary, El Cerrito This teacher team will form a professional learning community that will work to develop, implement, and sustain outdoor learning practices in its school district for the elementary school level (K-6). The team plans to collaborate monthly, attend trainings, and review case studies at nearby school sites who are […]

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Equitable Grading Strategies through Portfolio Projects

This team plans to build student-centered classrooms through relevant curriculum and equitable structures for student feedback.

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Developing Teacher Leaders for Interdisciplinary Collaboration

The team plans to study best practices for facilitating Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) with the goal having the same intentionality for educator staff meetings as the plans they make for their students.

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Important Dates

October 4, 2021 LOI Opens for 2022 Grant Cycle
November 14, 2021 at 5:00 pm LOI Closes for 2022 Grant Cycle
mid-December 2021 Applications Invited from Select LOIs

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