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Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Award

Awards to USA School and Community Based
Educators for Outstanding Family Engagement Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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National Center for Families Learning (NCFL)

Deadline Date:

06/26/20 11:59 PM EDT

Description:

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An award of $5,000 and an award of $20,000 to USA school and community-based family educators in recognition of outstanding efforts to engage families in the educational process. Funding is intended to support the implementation of the recipients' innovative ideas and to expand their programming.

NCFL is seeking school- or community-based teachers who are passionate about engaging families and who demonstrate exemplary practices as candidates for the 2020 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year. Strong candidates will be family teachers who serve parents and children using a substantive multigenerational approach to help them learn together in innovative ways. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of success and serve communities and families with high literacy and socioeconomic needs.

Required Criteria

  • Winning educators must work for a school- or community-based program that engages families in the educational process. The location of the program must be in the United States of America.
  • Winning educators will be asked to participate in NCFL’s extensive outreach activities to promote their practices and programs, including, but not limited to, participation in the 2020 Families Learning Conference.

Winning Award Criteria

NCFL is looking for school- or community-based teachers who are passionate about engaging families and who demonstrate exemplary practices. Specifically, NCFL wants to reward family teachers who:

  • Serve parents and children using a strong two-generation approach to help them learn together in innovative ways.
  • Have a demonstrated record of success.
  • Implement innovative ideas for expanding their program to benefit families and/or to engage more families.
  • Serve communities and families with high literacy and socioeconomic needs.
  • Would be successful at communicating promising practices to peers across the nation.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149872

Number of Grants:

2

Estimated Size of Grant:

The 2020 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year will receive a $20,000 grant award and the runner-up a $5,000 grant award to implement/expand their respective programs.

Term of Contract:

Awardee must implement and sustain proposed project between December 2020 and December 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

School- and community-based teachers who are exceptional at engaging families are eligible for nomination.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. PDT on Friday, June 26, 2020.

Anyone with comprehensive knowledge about the nominee is eligible to complete the nomination form. Programs may nominate up to two family educators using separate nomination forms. Self-nominations will be disqualified. Incomplete nominations or late submissions will not be accepted.

2020 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Nomination Overview: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5396627/Toyota-Family-Teacher-of-the-Year-Application-2020

Contact Information:

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

Nomination form: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5396627/Toyota-Family-Teacher-of-the-Year-Application-2020

Questions or additional assistance may be directed to Angel Chichester, AChichester@FamiliesLearning.org.

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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