Teachers: Turn your professional development dreams into reality

Garden Oaks Montessori teacher Shana Steinhardt milks a camel (or a yak) while on a trip to Mongolia this summer. The trip was underwritten by a grant from Fund for Teachers.

Garden Oaks Montessori teacher Shana Steinhardt milks a camel (or a yak) while on a trip to Mongolia this summer. The trip was underwritten by a grant from Fund for Teachers.

If you could design your ideal professional development opportunity, what might that look like?

Would you be studying volcanoes in Icelandexploring nomadic life on the steppes of Mongoliasteeping yourself in the art of Salvador Dalí in Spain, or visiting the Children’s Peace Memorial in Japan that inspired a beloved children’s book?

Whatever your interest or passion might be, now is the time to flesh out your fantasy, as the Fund For Teachers is in the business of turning dream professional development opportunities into reality, and time is running out to make your dream come true. 

Individuals can apply for grants of up to $5,000, and teams can apply for grants of up to $10,000, but the deadline in Texas to apply for a Fund for Teachers grant is Thursday, Jan. 29.

Details, including eligibility requirements, FAQ, and sample project descriptions are located on the Fund for Teachers website. The organization is also offering webinars to interested educators on Jan. 7 and Jan. 14, 2015.

 

 

 

 

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