Fund For Teachers
The Program provides educators, possessing a broad vision of what it means to teach and learn, the resources needed to pursue self-designated professional learning experiences. Grants are awarded for an unlimited number of projects, all designed to create enhanced learning environments for teachers, their students, and their school communities. Educators should propose a summer activity and explain how the endeavor will make the applicant a better teachers, how the applicant will implement his or her new improved skills in the classroom, and how these improved skills will benefit students, curricula, and the school. Teachers must have a minimum of three years experience and be full-time teachers spending at least 50 percent of their time in the classroom. Eligible teachers may apply as individuals (funding limit of $5,000 or as a team (funding limit of $10,000). Additional information including guidelines for each state can be found on the Web site.
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