Projects We’ve Funded

As of Spring 2023, we have supported the professional learning of nearly 450 Bay Area teachers as part of 96 funded projects.

Year Awarded




Project Based Geometry and The Trades

El Cerrito High, El Cerrito The project will help train teachers in how to implement a more rigorous math curriculum that will better prepare students for an advanced level of math. In addition, our team will find innovative ways to develop projects that make Geometry more relatable to the real world focusing on vocational careers. […]


Equitable Grading Strategies through Portfolio Projects

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


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.


Important Dates

Oct 5 – Nov 14, 2023 LOIs Accepted for 2024 Grant Cycle (rolling submissions)
By mid-Dec 2023 Invitations to Apply Extended to Selected LOI Submissions
Spring 2024 LIGHT Awards Grants Made

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