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

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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Upper Grade Writing Development

This team of four elementary school teachers hopes to implement skills and strategies learned at the Teachers College Writing Institute at Columbia University.

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Si Se Puede: (Re)Building Community Through Teacher Development

This five-member Dual Immersion (DI) Leadership Team will attend a series of conferences/workshops and meet monthly to focus on professional readings, analyze teacher and student work, and develop tools and resources.

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Revolutionizing How Students Engage With Climate Change Education

These four high school teachers will develop climate change units through four disciplines (life science, earth science, chemistry, and physics).

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Project Based Learning to Improve Equity in Learning

Five middle school teachers endeavor to learn the skills for, gain exposure to, and create a sustainable culture for project-based learning at their school.

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Project Based Learning to Develop Language Skills

This team of six elementary school teachers hopes to create a culture of Project Based Learning using open-ended and collaborative projects to increase student engagement and language skills.

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Learning to be Glad

This team of six experienced elementary school teachers will attend Guided Language Acquisition Design (GLAD) training and learn innovative ways to build academic language and literacy.

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Leadership with Passion

This team of six high school teachers from Eastside Union High School District will finish the creation of a five year-long comprehensive A-G leadership courses, and strengthen their shared passion for being Leadership Teachers.

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Improving Personalized Learning: School-Wide, 4-8

The team of elementary and middle school educators aims to 1) create a cohort of faculty leaders to design and implement a personalized learning program to meet the needs of individual students, and 2) expand personalized learning to all classrooms within their school.

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Cycle of Inquiry Committee Looking Closely

This team of six middle and high school teachers will systematically consider their students’ learning, with a structure of collegial discussion focused on data. As teachers, classroom time occurs rapidly with little time to think deeply.

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Teacher Learning Lab

This team of six elementary school teachers aims to change the way they teach math using the new NCTM effective teaching practices, and ultimately, to teach math in a more student-centered way.

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Important Dates

Fall 2020
2021 Application cycle (LOI) opens

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