Ask teachers what makes professional development effective and they will likely tell you that hands-on, interactive, classroom-specific learning is the most meaningful. Arlington’s Elementary Teacher Leadership program does just this. This program – by teachers and for teachers – has changed and enriched the way professional development is being done in Arlington. Read the full grant profile
In December, we awarded six Innovations in Education grants ranging from mindfulness practices and technology to innovative ways to approach physical education. Learn more about these and other innovative grants that AEF has awarded.
A $10,000 Development & Expansion grant supports the Arlington Public School’s efforts to assess critical areas of need and to develop individual action plans for each school to create a truly inclusive and supportive pre-k – 12 environment. Learn more about this multi-year innovative behavioral health initiative.
A 2011 Innovations in Education grant funded the development of a town-wide 4th grade social studies curriculum about Teosinte, El Salvador. Since then, this program has continued to grow and thrive, most recently by expanding to second grade. Read more.
AEF’s STARS teacher appreciation program recognizes great teachers and benefits AEF. Tell your teacher ‘Thank you for all you do’ with STARS today. Deadline is December 2 to ensure delivery before the holiday break. Learn more or Donate now.