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

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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Assistive Technology Team

The five-member special education team will attend the 2018 Assistive Technology Industry Association Orlando Conference.

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Building Teacher Leadership Capacity

An instructional support coach and five course team leaders from each of the core academic departments (history, English, math, world language) will receive on-site Professional Learning Community leadership training from Solution Tree.

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AP Success & Equity Project

The team of six AP teachers seek to improve the AP culture and instruction on campus in service to greater equity of success for all students.

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Mathematics and Industry Curriculum Redesign

The team of five teachers in the high school math department seeks to authentically integrate career pathways into math curricula, fulfilling Common Core Standards while amplifying student engagement.

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Making ELD Hands-On for New Speakers of English

The team of six elementary school teachers at a newcomer school will be pursuing professional development to reinvigorate their teaching of English Language Development.

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Developing Readers & Leaders in our School Community

A team of four elementary school teachers will attend the Teachers College Reading Coaching Institute at Columbia University in order to build teacher leadership and strengthen school-wide implementation of Readers Workshop.

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Bringing World Languages Alive in Davis Joint Unified

To prepare their World Language students to become global citizens in the 21st century, the team of five elementary and junior high school teachers strives to teach language in a way that the brain naturally learns.

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Spanish Teacher Professional Learning Community

The team of six elementary-level Spanish Dual Language teachers are pursuing professional development in second language acquisition.

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Be GLAD

The team of four elementary school professionals identified the need to create and maintain an embedded ELD program that is woven throughout their curriculum in order to support their 52%-ELL student population.

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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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Important Dates

Fall 2020
2021 Application cycle (LOI) opens

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