Projects We’ve Funded

As of Spring 2020, we have supported the professional learning of over 350 Bay Area teachers as part of 72 funded projects:

Year Awarded

Level

Subject

County

High School Teachers in Lodi Making Sense of Earth Science

This team will learn and adopt new Earth and Space Science content knowledge to support student success in next generation science classrooms.

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Practical Skills to Develop Creative Interdisciplinary Literacy

This team of four teachers at a continuation high school plans to use interdisciplinary literacy skills to bring 21st century learning to their students.

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Making Sense of SCIENCE with Earth Science Phenomena

This team of science teachers from across Manteca Unified School District aims to increase their knowledge of earth science content and training as their district adopts the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

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STEAM Team

Six experienced teachers at a transitional kindergarten through eigth grade school seek project-based enrichment for their at-risk students and English learners through the STEAM model, with an additional emphasis on literacy.

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Algeomulus Prep Academy

The team of five high school math teachers will design and develop a home grown project called “Algeomulus Prep Academy”, in which students work in collaborative groups to create math tutorial videos.

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Taking Flight

The team of five elementary school teachers will develop vertically-aligned STEM Project Based Learning (PBL) units on a central theme: Flight.

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STEM Writing Project

Five K-8 teachers will pursue STEM teacher professional development with a focus on experiential, project-based science education that will strengthen students’ writing proficiency.

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Bringing AVID Back

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a four-year program dedicated to closing the achievement gap by providing underrepresented students with the support and tools needed to navigate through the rigor of A-G requirements and prepare them for college.

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Important Dates

Fall 2020
2021 Application cycle (LOI) opens

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