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

Facing History’s Professional Learning Community for Ethnic Studies

This team from across the Bay Area will launch a professional learning community focused on learning and growing in the area of Ethnic Studies.

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Content Area Literacy in the Digital Age

This team of six teachers at 5 different school sites across the Bay Area aims to deepen teacher knowledge of digital literacy and adult learning while supporting each other in adapting instruction to support 21st century learning.

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Vertical Alignment of School-Wide Advisory Curriculum

The goal of these five high school teachers is to strengthen their school’s Advisory program.

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Orchestra Teacher Professional Development

The team of five middle and high school music teachers will organize and take part in a twice-monthly Orchestral Methods class.

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Transformational Teacher Mentoring

The team of five high school teachers and one middle school teacher at four schools across the Bay Area are part of the Trellis Mentor Fellowship, through which they have all made a five-year commitment to mentoring new teachers.

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Spanish for Native Speakers Professional Learning Community

The team of six Spanish language teachers currently teaches Spanish heritage speakers without the support of textbooks, networks or pedagogical training aligned with their student populations.

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World Language (Japanese)

The team of four Bay Area Japanese teachers seeks to invest in more productive networking circles to overcome the limitations of the typically small, “one-man-program” Japanese language departments in their schools.

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Peer Coaching to Augment Literacy Content Instruction

The team of six teachers is using the LIGHT Awards grant to learn skills in collaboration and coaching.

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Important Dates

Early December 2020
2021 LOI notifications

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