2015 Educational Leadership Grants


School Name

 


Grant Amount

Match

Grant Purpose

Emma Willard


$250,000

1:1

To implement a comprehensive talent management program linking annual performance feedback with mission-aligned and personalized professional development planning, and compensation and to distribute information on the program and train other interested independent schools.

McDonogh School


$250,000

1:1

To create a platform with FolioCollaborative to help the "B-" teachers move the needle by leveraging and validating the best practice of "A+" teachers. To deliver a powerful, yet approachable, process and tool to help schools develop excellent educators.

Parish Episcopal School

$250,000

1:1

To create a Center established by independent schools in Dallas for the training of transformational educational leaders in partnership with Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University.

St. Andrew's Episcopal School

$250,000

1:1.4

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School and its Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning will use the grant to initiate a week-long Science of Teaching and School Leadership Academy in the summer of 2017 that will train hundreds of growth-minded public and independent school teachers and leaders in Mind, Brain and Education Science and excite them about continuing their futures in education. The CTTL, in partnership with faculty at The Johns Hopkins School of Education and Harvard’s Graduate School of Education who lead Research Schools International, will design, deliver, and evaluate the academy through a longitudinal study of Academy participants.