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Instructional Strategy Team Member Grants

Grants to Santa Barbara County, California Public
School Teachers to Learn New Classroom Techniques

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO) Teachers Network

Deadline Date:

12/05/14

Description:

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Grants of $300 to Santa Barbara County, California public school teachers and staff who wish to learn a new instructional strategy. Selected teams will learn by observing and collaborating with a teacher who has developed a successful instructional strategy and is willing to share the strategy with a team of teacher peers.

Teams meet for a minimum of three, 1-hour sessions over a period of several months. Meetings are scheduled by the Team Coach. Team Coaches will work to coordinate a schedule of meetings that best suits their individual team’s needs. Team Members will have to travel to team meeting locations set by the Team Coach.

The selection committee is looking for teacher team members who are eager to learn a new instructional strategy and are willing to take the time and effort necessary to adapt the strategy to their own classrooms. Selection for these grants is highly competitive. Applicants are encouraged to write the application with enthusiasm and elaborate on how the strategy will improve their instructional practice.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147094

Estimated Size of Grant:

$300

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any Santa Barbara County public school teacher or non-management certificated employee in grades PreK-12 in any subject or specialization may apply for the Instructional Strategy Team Grants.

Pre-Application Information:

Print page 1 of the application (this page) and obtain the required signatures. Scan the signed copy and submit it electronically (by email) with the rest of the application. The application must be submitted electronically as a Microsoft Word file by the deadline to: impact2@sbceo.org

Grant applications are read and selected by a committee of teachers, administrators, and business and community partners. Annual funding levels determine the number of teams funded each year.

Notifications will be made approximately three to four weeks after the deadline.

Instructional Strategy Team Grant Recipients will be recognized at the Education Celebration event in the spring. Strategies will be highlighted and digitally shared with other educators to encourage the dissemination of quality instructional practices.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Steven Keithley, Director
964-4711 ext. 5281
impact2@sbceo.org

Santa Barbara County Education Office
4400 Cathedral Oaks Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California