Public School Partnership Mini-Grants

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App State Faculty Mini-Grants

The ASU-Partnership Faculty Mini Grants are intended to assist faculty with collaborative projects that are connected to internships, student teaching, professional development of teachers, student learning and student learning. Partnership counties include Avery, Ashe, Alleghany, Alexander, Caldwell, Burke, Elkin, Watauga and Wilkes.

*Priority funding will be awarded to RCOE faculty engaged in field-based communities of practice, classroom research, team-teaching, or classroom exchanges.  

**Priority funding will also be offered for projects that extend beyond Watauga, Ashe and Avery Counties.

Guidelines to be followed when designing a project proposal:

  • Groups should include teachers, education faculty, and student teachers if possible.
  • School Advisory Groups, ASU faculty or designated school representatives should work collaboratively to choose priorities for funding.
  • Funding for grants is contingent on available resources and number of grants submitted.
  • $100-$800 Funding Range. Typical funding amount $500

Absolute Priorities

  • Projects should be focused on the preparation of teachers, the professional development of faculty or student learning.
  • Projects should include subject area and/or teaching standards
  • Projects should include involvement of teachers, education faculty, and student teachers in planning/implementation/evaluation.

Deadline for Proposals: Rolling. Processed when sent to Director of the Public School Partnership

Proposal Format/Requirements

Grant timeline- Current to May 30th, 2018

Budget Funds must be expended and activities for the grant must be completed by May 30th, 2018

Evaluation Report-June 15th, 2018

Email proposal to:     Linda McCalister
                               Reich College of Education
                               mccalisterlm@appstate.edu
                               828-262-6108

 

ASU Public School Faculty Mini-Grants

The ASU-Partnership School Mini Grants are intended to assist public school faculty with professional development and innovative classroom or school projects. Partnership counties include Avery, Ashe, Alleghany, Alexander, Caldwell, Burke, Elkin, Watauga and Wilkes. School districts who have not been awarded mini-grants in the past will be given first consideration.

Examples of funding: 

  • School/District improvement activities
  • Classroom Research /Innovation
  • Group Book Discussion
  • Professional Development Opportunities (sub pay, registration fee/small groups project related)
  • App State cultural events for classrooms  
  • Professional Development for your school/district (Contact Partnership for specific PD requests)
  • Connecting with international partners (TEA Fellows)

The following guidelines should be followed in designing a project proposal:

  • Groups may include teachers, ASU faculty and student teachers if possible.
  • Funding for grants is contingent on available resources and number of grants submitted.
  • The professional development of faculty or student learning.
  • Funding for grants is contingent on available resources and number of grants submitted. $100-$800 Funding Range. 

Deadline for Proposals: Rolling.

Proposal Format/Requirements

Grant timeline- Current to May 30th, 2018

Budget Funds must be expended and activities for the grant must be completed by May 30th, 2018

Evaluation Report-due at the end of each timeline

Email proposal to:     Linda McCalister
                               Reich College of Education
                               mccalisterlm@appstate.edu
                               828-262-6108