Continuing Scholar Award

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.
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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.
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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.
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Fall 2016

  • Graham Daley, Arlington High School Science & Melanie Konstandakis-Schwartz, Arlington High School History; Hammer and Chisel Capetown Connect Service Trip

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Fall 2015

  • Eileen Catizone, Stratton Reading Specialist, Reading Intervention using LiPS (Lindamood Phonome Sequencing) for Phonemic Awareness, Reading and Spelling

Spring 2015

Spring 2014

  • 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

Fall 2013

  • Lauren Schultz Geiger, Arlington High School English and Amanda Camelio, Arlington High School History;  Travel Study Trip – Munich, Berlin, Dresden, PragueMore

Spring 2013

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