The Continuing Scholars Award will be awarded to Arlington educators to support education experiences that will in turn benefit their students.
The Continuing Scholars Award will fund enrichment experiences that are beyond traditional required professional development. They could be in the form of expeditions, seminars, trips, workshops, or courses. All experiences should be sponsored by professional organizations such as universities, institutes, or other programs. Examples of appropriate experiences might include an Earthwatch expedition, a language course in a foreign country, a Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute, a Primary Source study tour, etc.
Independent research and study projects, courses for advancing degrees or certifications, and graduate classes are not eligible for funding. Conferences and conventions are not eligible for funding.
Any Arlington Public Schools educator who has worked for the district for at least three calendar years and is returning to the district in the following year is eligible to apply.
- Annmarie Rebola-Thompson, High School Visual Arts; Art of Education: Studio Course – Fibers
- Graham Daley, Arlington High School Science & Melanie Konstandakis-Schwartz, Arlington High School History; Hammer and Chisel Capetown Connect Service Trip
- Anne Zachary, Ottoson World Languages and Jill Connor, Dallin fifth grade; Primary Source Study Tour to Spain & Morocco: Coexistence, Competition & Culture
- Eileen Catizone, Stratton Reading Specialist, Reading Intervention using LiPS (Lindamood Phonome Sequencing) for Phonemic Awareness, Reading and Spelling
- Tara Kfoury, Ottoson Middle School Spanish Teacher, Teachers as Scholars: Cuba Educational Travel
- Meagan Burke and Amy Hrobak, Dallin and Hardy School Social Workers, Trauma, Body and the Brain: Restoring the Capacity for Rhythm and Play
- Katia Haberman, Arlington High School Spanish Teacher, Costa Rican Resource Educational Tour
- Sherry Gooen, Occupational Therapist, Grades 6-12 and David Schaye, Special Education, Grade 7; Learning and the Brain Summer Institute: Neuroscience and Executive Skills: Strategies for Executive Functions, Memory and Classroom Learning
- Lauren Schultz Geiger, Arlington High School English and Amanda Camelio, Arlington High School History; Travel Study Trip – Munich, Berlin, Dresden, Prague. More…