Tell us about your plans for your NEA Foundation grant project.
We have used our NEA Foundation grant to support our nationally recognized Advanced Scholar Program (ASP). The ASP students take four or more Advanced Placement (AP) courses throughout high school. They are given a mentor, who is currently a teacher at the school. Our ASP student leadership class has helped to shift the culture of the school toward a culture of smartness, and an ASP student mentorship program enables students to
In June 2013, 36 educators completed international field study in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as the 2013 NEA Foundation-Pearson Foundation Global Learning Fellows. Upon return, they created lesson plans, unit plans, and full
Education support professionals (ESPs) play a vital role in America’s public schools, and like their colleagues in the classroom, they often find themselves without the funds necessary to implement great ideas. School nurses, para-educators,
In June, 31 award-winning public school educators will visit schools in Beijing and Xi’an, China to observe high-quality teaching instruction and interact with Chinese teachers and administrators as our latest cohort of Global Learning
"We all know that the time educators spend in the classroom is just the tip of the iceberg. Grading papers, working with students before and after the bell rings, staff meetings and parent conferences -- these all add to the school day in ways that