If you could design your ideal professional development opportunity, what might that look like?
Would you be studying volcanoes in Iceland, exploring nomadic life on the steppes of Mongolia, steeping 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. Continue reading
Deadline to apply for next year’s Fund for Teacher grants is Thursday, Jan. 29
When Shana Steinhardt applied for a Fund for Teachers grant earlier this year, she did so for a very specific reason.
“After 15 years of teaching, I risked becoming stagnant,” said the Garden Oaks Montessori social studies teacher. So to expand her knowledge of Asian culture, history, and ecology, Steinhardt traveled to the steppes of Mongolia, where she met with six different herding families living a nomadic lifestyle.