|Grants in Action|
|Written by Administrator|
|Friday, 14 November 2008 18:11|
FIRSTMARK CREDIT UNION TEACHER GRANT WEBINAR IS NOW AVAILABLE!
Go to the link to access the webinar with tips and help to complete your grant application: http://bit.ly/FirstmarkGrantWiki
The Grants Department has initiated a new grant monitoring system that will allow grant program managers to evaluate grant progress through the use of the Scorecard. The Scorecard is a rubric that evaluates grant programs in the areas of:1) Knowledge of Grant Program, 2) Grant Budget, 3) Documentation and Communication, 4) Evaluation, 5) Collaboration, and 6) Timeline.The Scorecard is completed every nine weeks: October 21st, January 20th, March 30th, and June 6th.The Scorecard can be accessed by clicking on the following link:http://www.saisd.net/dept/grants/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=40&Itemid=61
Algebra Readiness Grant CY 2-Poe Middle School, Lowell Academy, Longfellow Middle School, Davis Middle School, Rhodes Middle School, and Tafolla Middle School- The Algebra Readiness grant provides students with access to the Texas Instrument MathForward program along with graphing calculators and intensive support as they work towards readiness for the demands of Algebra I. Funds for the Algebra Readiness Grant comes from the Texas Education Agency. The purpose of the grant is to assist students and teachers as they transition from the Math TAKS to the Algebra I End Of Course (EOC) exam.
Cowden Foundation Grant-Maverick Elementary School-The Cowden Foundation awarded $15,000 for Maverick Elementary for their technology pilot project, DragonsNet.
Dollar General Library Grant-Maverick Elementary School-Dollar General Foundation awarded $5,000 to Maverick Elementary for their library program.
Laura Bush Foundation Grant-Nelson Elementary School and Rhodes Middle School-The Laura Bush Library grant provides $6,000 for the library to purchase books to enhance students' learning.
Target Field Trip Grants-Baskin, Ogden, Hillcrest, and Arnold Elementary Schools, each school was awarded $800 to pay for transportation and admission fees for an educational field trip.
High School Graduation Initiative Grant-district wide
Promising Neighborhoods Grant-district wide
Texas Title 1 Priority Schools Grant-Fox Tech and Sam Houston High Schools-This grant is funded by the Texas Education Agency and provides funding for complete school reform.
College Readiness for Middle School Students Grant- Whittier Academy-This grant provides middle school students with access to the AVID program and strategies, to enhance college awareness, provide for college field trips for students, and prepare students through the use of the AVID program to be ready for college.
Algebra Readiness Grant Cycle 1-Connell Middle School, Page Middle School, Twain Middle School, Rogers Middle School, and Wheatley Middle School The Algebra Readiness grant provides students with access to the Texas Instrument MathForward program along with graphing calculators and intensive support as they work towards readiness for the demands of Algebra I. Funds for the Algebra Readiness Grant comes from the Texas Education Agency. The purpose of the grant is to assist students and teachers as they transition from the Math TAKS to the Algebra I End Of Course (EOC) exam.
Grants Awarded 2010-2011
Cowden Foundation-Maverick Elementary-The Cowden Foundation awarded $15,000 for Maverick Elementary for their technology pilot project, DragonsNet.
Dollar General Library Grant-Crockett Elementary School-Dollar General Foundation awarded $5,000 to Crockett Elementary for library books.
Beginning Teacher Induction Mentoring Grant-district wide- The Beginning Teacher Induction Mentoring (BTIM) Grant is funded through the Texas Education Agency. BTIM provides funds for an enhanced new teacher mentoring program. Mentor teachers are provided with training and a strong support system to help first year teachers to succeed in the classroom.
Texas Title 1 Priority (TTIPS) Schools Grant-Fox Tech High School and Sam Houston High School-This grant is funded by the Texas Education Agency and provides funding for complete school reform.
Target Field Trip Grant-Cotton Elementary, Brewer Elementary, Cameron Academy, Fenwick Elementary, Madison Elementary, Nelson Elementary, Ogden Elementary, and Young Women's Leadership Academy-Target Stores provided $700 to each school for student field trips.
HEB Fund for Teacher Excellence-Teachers were awarded grants to attend professional development opportunities. Winners include teachers from Maverick Elementary, Briscoe Academy and Bonham Academy in addition to the Librarian at Davis Middle School.
TEAM UP Spurs Foundation Grant-Bonham Academy was awarded a grant to improve the Secret Garden.
Lucas Miller Matching Grant-Arnold Elementary was awarded a grant to pay for guest readers to read to students in the library.
Lowe's Toolbox for Education-Hirsch Elementary was awarded a grant for their garden project. Barkley/Ruiz Elementary school was also awarded a grant.
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 February 2013 23:31|