Foundation / Corporation
Washington State Literacy Association (WaSLA)
Awards of $2,500 to Washington teachers, administrators, literacy coaches, and teacher educators for efforts to promote literacy in grades K-8. Funding may be used for the professional development of the recipient, or for another individual designated by the recipient. Applicants must be dedicated to improving their own professional expertise in teaching reading and writing in real world contexts.
Funds may be used for, but are not limited to, the following activities: attending the Annual ILA Conference, attending the Annual NCTE Conference, attending Teacher’s College Training, participating in courses and/or workshops, and buying professional books to lead a book study among colleagues.
GrantWatch ID#: 158045
WaSLA will recognize two outstanding literacy leaders each year.
Recipients are expected to complete their project/activity by August 30, 2020.
Award recipients may include classroom teachers, literacy coaches, administrators or teacher educators.
Funds may not be used to buy classroom materials or technology.
An electronic copy of the complete application packet must be submitted by email to the chair (see address below) by April 17, 2019.
Announcements of the winners will occur by the end of May.
The award will be presented at the Fall 2019 WaSLA (Washington State Literacy Association) Conference and includes complimentary registration to the conference. Recipients will speak briefly about their award at this event. While WaSLA will provide free registration to the 2019 Conference, any additional expenses (transportation, meals, and housing) will be borne by the winner or paid for out of the initial award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications to:
Megan Sloan, Committee Chair