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David Triguax Innovation Award

Award to a Weston, Connecticut Teacher in Recognition
of Creative Classroom Instruction

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Weston Education Foundation

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Award of $2,500 to a Weston, Connecticut teacher who has demonstrated an unusual level of originality and dedication toward creative teaching and has truly made a difference in the local school community. The cash gift may be used in any way that fosters innovation in the classroom, including travel, studies, or work outside the classroom.

WEF’s objective is to enable the teacher to pursue his/her work with increased vigor.

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GrantWatch ID#: 149489

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The nominee must:

-Have introduced substantive curricular innovations that may be replicated by others.

-Have invented new and effective ways of teaching a broad range of students and responding to the diverse needs of all students in the classroom.

-Have taught in Weston for at least four years; been granted tenure in Connecticut; be a teacher in good standing; and be returning to the Weston schools in the coming year.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for nominations is February 1 of every calendar year.

Any Weston school administrator or certified or non-certified staff member may nominate a teacher for the award. Self-nomination is not permitted.

Download the nomination form and complete in full.

E-mail completed applications to

Or mail it to:

Weston Education Foundation
P. O. Box 1093
Weston, Connecticut 06883

WEF will request information from each nominee afterward.

The Weston Education Foundation’s Grants Committee will review all nominations and submit up to three names to the WEF Board, along with its recommendation. The Board will vote on the Award at its spring meeting.

Nomination instructions may also be viewed here:

Contact Information:

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

Lois Guberman

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