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Excellence in Teaching - Alternative Education

Award to a San Joaquin, California Teacher for
Outstanding Work at a Non-Comprehensive High School

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Cortopassi Family Foundation

Deadline Date:

01/30/15 5:00 PM

Description:

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Award of $10,000 to a San Joaquin County, California teacher to recognize outstanding teaching in a non-comprehensive high school, specifically a school that serves to educate students who have been unsuccessful in traditional school settings. The purpose of this award is to recognize an exemplary teacher who motivates at-risk students to give their personal best, in pursuit of a high school education, and who inspires students to continue their education beyond a high school diploma.

The recipient will receive a $5,000 cash award from CFF, 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.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149196

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$10,000 total (the teacher and his/her school each receive $5,000).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

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

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

Pre-Application Information:

Teachers may be nominated only by their current principals.

The Nomination Forms and three Recommendation Forms should be submitted to:

Cortopassi Family Foundation
11292 N. Alpine Road
Stockton, CA 95212
ATTN: Carla Donaldson

Or emailed to: cff.nominationpacket@aol.com

Contact Information:

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

Carla Donaldson
209-481-1054
cff.nominationpacket@aol.com

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