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Mark your calendars

2012 November 29
by HISD Communications

Teachers who are interested in broadening their horizons this summer should consider submitting a Fund for Teachers (FFT) grant proposal. The deadline to apply this year is Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, and previous winners have used their grants to explore Alaska, Morocco, and Iceland, among other places. Each year, the FFT awards grants of up to $5,000 to individual educators and $7,500 to teams of educators for summer training and enrichment activities, so start gathering your application materials today. Here are some other dates you may want to mark on your calendar:

Now-December 13: Health Screenings

December 3–7: Inclusive Schools Week

December 5: UH Masters program info. session

December 13: Board meeting

Dec. 24–Jan. 4: Winter Holiday

January 11: HEB Excellence in Education Award nomination deadline

Jan. 15–Feb. 1: HISD’s Souper Bowl of Caring Food Drive

January 17: Board meeting

January 18: Ruby Sue Clifton Scholarship deadline

January 21: Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

January 31: Fund for Teachers application deadline

February 1: State of the Schools luncheon

February 14: Board meeting

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