California Department of Education
12/01/14 5:00 PM PST
A grant is available to a California institution of higher education for a program that will help teachers in leadership positions and current and aspiring school administrators perform better. October 31 is the deadline for a mandatory letter of intent. November 7 is the deadline for questions. Applicants must form a partnership between a university department of education, a division of arts and science within a university, and a high needs local educational agency.
The applicant awarded this grant must provide in-depth professional learning opportunities for teacher leaders and practicing and aspiring California school administrators that relate to identifying and evaluating his/her knowledge, skills, and abilities relative to the state-adopted components of effective school leadership. This advanced level of specialized knowledge of the characteristics of effective school leaders and how to evaluate these characteristics in a job-embedded context is not commonly available to teachers within their teacher preparation programs or their in-school professional development activities.
A project deliverable for the funded project shall include a performance self-assessment tool that incorporates suggested artifacts/evidence, methods to elicit reflection, and accompanied by goal setting. The performance self-assessment should include a rubric or other tool for measuring performance that includes a scoring mechanism for determining a professional practice rating for administrator practices and indicators. The performance self-assessment tool shall be accompanied by a user’s guide that provides guidance to help educators benefit from the use of this tool.
GrantWatch ID#: 148186
Up to $1,000,000
January 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016
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