2013 Educational Leadership Grants


School Name

 


Grant Amount

Match

Grant Purpose

Castilleja School   



$250,000

1:1

To design, implement, study and share a cutting-edge Partnership for 21st Century Assessment.  This Partnership will support Castilleja and fellow independent schools as we foster curricular and programmatic innovation, engage in authentic assessment of experiential learning and 21st century skills, collaborate with peer institutions to share results and formulate best practice for the academic community.

St. Johnsbury Academy


$250,000

1:1

To provide a Summer Job Corps so that every rising 8th grader in St. Johnsbury gets a work-like experience in which they learn how to succeed in college and the workplace, including financial management, essential job skills, teamwork, entrepreneurial skills, and goal-setting.

The Taft School



$250,000

1:1

To create and develop the Center for Global Leadership and Service programs, including: Mentorship Programs, the Global Leadership Institute and a Service Learning course that provides an opportunity for Taft and Waterbury students to serve and learn together.

Washington International School

$250,000

1:1

To host annually a one-week summer institute to provide professional development for educators from District of Columbia Public Schools and local public charter, parochial and independent schools.  The institute will have an explicit focus on effective ways to build a culture of thinking in schools that aim to educate for global competence.