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Merit Awards to San Joaquin County, California Math & Science High School Teachers

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Geographic Focus

USA: California

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Excellence in Mathematics & Science Teaching Awards

Cortopassi Family Foundation


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #149160

Grant Description

Awards of $5,000 to four San Joaquin County, California math and science high-school teachers for dedication, leadership, passion for teaching, and other traits of excellence. The purpose of the award program is to recognize those teachers who make a difference in the lives of area students.

Two math teachers and two science teachers who motivate students to excel, support students in their academic pursuits both in and outside of the classroom, provide leadership in curricular and co-curricular events and encourage students to pursue a career in mathematics and/or science will be recognized.

Recipients will receive a $5,000 cash award, to use as he or she wishes. The school in which the recipient teaches will also receive a cash award of $5,000, to be used for the enhancement of its program.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
  • Teachers

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

In order to be eligible for consideration, nominees must:
• Be excellent classroom teachers.
• Teach for at least two years in a non-comprehensive public or charter high school (grades 9-12), in San Joaquin County.
• Be full-time classroom teachers, during the 2014-15 academic year.

Pre-Application Information:

Teachers may be nominated only by their current principals.

Past winners are not eligible, but principals are encouraged to re-apply on behalf of previous nominees.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$40,000

Number of Grants:

4

Estimated Size of Grant:

$5,000, plus $5,000 awarded to school/department.

Contact Information:

Cortopassi Family Foundation
11292 N. Alpine Road
Stockton, CA 95212

Carla Donaldson
Telephone: (209) 481-1054
Email: cff.nominationpacket@aol.com

RFP & Supporting Documents:

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