East Palo Alto Academy, East Palo Alto

The goal of these five high school teachers is to strengthen their school’s Advisory program. They want to equip Team Members (grade-level Advisory leads) with deeper understanding of how a vertically aligned Advisory curriculum over its three strands — academic monitoring, social-emotional learning, and career- and college-readiness — can improve college-going culture and students’ readiness. The team will accomplish this by attending high-quality professional development and acquiring curricula from CASEL-affiliated programs. They will use these frameworks to backwards plan Advisory, creating benchmark assessments and lessons to boost student achievement in the three strands.

Important Dates

April 20182018 grant decisions announced
August 2-3, 20182018 Awardee Convening
October 2018New application cycle opens

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