Grant applications will be considered for training or support for K-12 teachers at elementary and secondary schools located in Nebraska counties of Custer, Dawson, Frontier, Hayes, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins and Thomas.
Training Grants between $500 and $10,000 each will be awarded for training and/or instructional coaching benefiting several teachers in any of the following ways:
Training for teachers in research-based or proven practices to teach language arts, mathematics and/or science.
Training for teachers in classroom behavior management strategies.
Training for teachers in learning styles and differentiated instructional strategies.
Support Grants between $500 and $5,000 each will be awarded to help acquire resources wanted by K-12 teachers at elementary and secondary schools to provide innovative and effective learning experiences for students. Grants for general-purpose computers will not be awarded. Grants for only a limited number of other specific types of devices in any school building will be awarded.
Each application for a Training and Support Grant must be initiated or endorsed by a K-12 teacher and approved by an authorized official of grant-seeking organization.