2014 Educational Leadership Grants


School Name

 


Grant Amount

Match

Grant Purpose

Hawken School


$250,000

1:1

To support all aspects of the newly designed Entrepreneurial Studies semester program at Hawken School.

The Lovett School


$250,000

1:2

To design, develop, and implement The City as Laboratory, a non-residential semester school in Atlanta for public and independent school sophomores. The City as Laboratory will re-imagine the school day and leverage blended learning to immerse students in a deep exploration and study of Atlanta's issues and opportunities. In partnership with the city of Atlanta and in collaboration with its vast educational and cultural institutions and enterprises, students will develop exemplary innovation and entrepreneurship skills as they design, test, and develop solutions for a vibrant and sustainable city of the future.

Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences

$250,000

1:1

To develop a Laboratory for Innovation and Entrepreneurship by combing current offerings in Sustainability, Robotics and Programming to provide a more complete array of interdisciplinary, project-based courses.

University School of Nashville

$250,000

1:1

To help build a curricular design bridge from secondary school to college, by organizing, funding and sharing projects born of partnerships between USN high school faculty and their counterparts at Vanderbilt University.