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

A Summer Prep Course for AP Students

Five teachers representing a wide range of subject areas are teaming to create an intensive summer “AP Bootcamp” to help prepare their students for success in their Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

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A Common Core Professional Learning Community

The team of three teachers is investigating and reviewing best practices for student success with the Common Core Standards by creating a Professional Learning Community.

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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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A New Computer Science Principles Course

A team of high school Computer Science teachers from multiple school districts is collaborating to create a Professional Learning Community to prepare to teach a new AP Computer Science course.

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A School-Wide Approach to Teaching Writing

The team of six teachers is working on a site-based shift to the way that writing is taught, with a particular emphasis on Common Core, differentiated opportunities for students, and equal access for English Language Learners.

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Important Dates

Fall 2020
2021 Application cycle (LOI) opens

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