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Awards to California K-12 Educators in Eligible Regions to Recognize Innovation in Education

IMPACT II Grant Program


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Funding Source
Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE)
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Geographic Focus
USA: California: Ventura County

Important Dates
Deadline: 03/31/23 4:00 PM Save

Grant Description
Awards of $1,000 and awards of $500 to California K-12 educators in eligible regions to recognize innovative curricula. The purpose of the program is to introduce fellow educators to outstanding projects for the classroom and to disseminate exceptional, creative teaching ideas throughout Ventura County.

Each year Ventura County educators, in grades K-12, submit innovative curriculum that is judged by a team of fellow educators and representatives from the business community. Top curriculum submissions are awarded funds to continue their innovative curriculum practices. The curriculum that has been selected for awards is then placed on the web to be shared with all educators.

The purpose of IMPACT II is to spread excellent teaching ideas throughout the county. Recognizing innovative teachers at the awards dinner is an opportunity to celebrate the true heroes and heroines in local communities. Business leaders, teachers, and administrators are becoming aware of the program and are participating in unprecedented numbers.

IMPACT II puts cutting edge classroom projects into the mainstream, turning students on to learning. IMPACT II enables excellent teaching ideas to reach all teachers in the county, and raises community awareness of exemplary classroom practices. IMPACT II boosts teacher morale by recognizing innovative teaching.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Ventura County educators in grades K-12 are eligible for Impact II Awards.

Individual and Team awards are available.

Pre-Application Information
Deadline to Apply is 4:00PM on March 31, 2023. All application materials are due no later than the deadline date and time.

Award recipients are requested to invite 1-2 student guests to the ceremony, who can speak about their experience with the recipient's project. Student guests will receive dinner and sit with their teacher during the ceremony. Please ensure that the students' parents/guardians/caretakers have completed the permission form. Students attending the ceremony will receive complimentary dinner.

Number of Grants
Approximately 20 of the top curriculum submissions are awarded funds.

Estimated Size of Grant
Awards: $500 per Individual and $1000 per Team.

Contact Information
To apply online:

Submit supporting documents via email to

Andrea Rubin
Student Competitions Coordinator

Ventura County Office of Education
5189 Verdugo Way
Camarillo, CA 93012

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