Teacher Professional Development Grants for Grades 6-8 Teachers
|Source:||National Council of Teachers of Mathematics|
|Program:||Teacher Professional Development Grants for Grades 6-8 Teachers|
|Eligibility:||The applicant must be a current (on or before October 15, 2014) Full Individual or E-Member of NCTM or teach at a school with a current (on or before October 15, 2014) NCTM Pre-K–8 school membership and currently teach mathematics in grades 6–8 at least 50 percent of the school day.
Receipients must have three or more years of teaching experience in grades 6-8.
No person(s) may receive more than one award administered by the Mathematics Education Trust in the same academic year. Past recipients of this grant are not eligible to reapply.
Activities are to be completed between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016.
|Purpose:||To support professional development to improve the competence in the teaching of mathematics of one or more classroom teachers.|
|The proposal must delineate the teacher(s)’ professional development plan and address how the proposed project will improve the teacher(s)’ competence and affect students’ learning. While this grant does not fund the purchase of technology, proposals including professional development involving the use of technology to enhance student learning are encouraged. Any acquisition of equipment must support the proposed plan but not be the primary focus of the grant.
Proposals must address the following: the professional development plan, how it will enhance the applicant(s)’ mathematical knowledge, and the anticipated impact on students’ learning.
The application packet must be postmarked by November 7, 2014. Faxed copies will not be accepted.
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