June 2014 Grants

School Name

Grant Amount

Match

Grant Purpose

Abington Friends School

$50,000

1:1

To fund a partnership between AFS and Arcadia University, to develop a 2-year program in professional development toward differentiated instruction for US faculty, to support a resource center for Arcadia student interns in ESL classrooms.

The Altamont School

$50,000

1:1

To develop a Global Learning Initiative that would create an international partner school network, and to develop international students programs.

The Athenian School

$50,000

1:1

To develop and teach Blended Learning Consortium (Blend-Ed) classes, which combine face-to-face and online instruction beginning fall 2014. Funds will pay for professional development, teacher salaries, consultant fees and infrastructure costs.

Berwick Academy

$50,000

1:4

To support the program expenses of the Berwick Innovation Center over the next two years. The $200,000 matching funds are to begin to endow the program.

Breck School

$50,000

1:1

To support the Peter Clark Center which will serve 9-12 students through personalized coaching and providing enhancement and enrichment services. The Center will also serve as a resource for families and a learning lab for professional development of faculty.

Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School

$50,000

1:1

To help support two major components of the Khalsa Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, a resource hub and ideation lab. 1) to hire a technology innovationist 2) to establish a professional development program focusing on technology innovation.

Deerfield-Windsor School

$50,000

1:1

To stimulate and foster creative and effective teaching through professional development. This grant will encourage and enable US faculty to seek out workshops, conferences, coursework, and enrichment experiences that have have a direct impact on their teaching.

Episcopal High School - LA

$50,000

1:1

To create a new faculty position called the STEM Instigator, whose role is to collaborate with US faculty in STEM courses and to transform a project-based learning environment in the area of science, technology, engineering and math.

Friends Select School

$50,000

1:1

To develop an InterSession program from a one-week program of topics to a yearlong program on content and a yearlong project that becomes a graduation requirement.

John Burroughs School

$50,000

1:1

To create an intensive, five-day summer institute to give educators and institutions the awareness, knowledge and skills around diversity, inclusivity and cultural competency.

Miss Porter’s School

$50,000

1:2

To support the Porter's Leadership Program.

Oldfields School

$30,000

1:1

To help fund two community service partnerships between Oldfields, My Sister's Circle and Back on My Feet.

The Providence Country Day School

$50,000

1:2

Faculty compensation improvement. $100,000 for supplementary compensation for faculty over a 3-year period. $50,000 to initiate an endowment fund designated for faculty compensation improvement.  

Sage Hill School

$50,000

1:1

To fund the Sage Connected initiative and enhance and digitize current curriculum and provide new and innovative opportunities for students to access and engage in a transformative, academic experience.

Walnut Hill School for the Arts

$50,000

1:1

The launch of a new Media Arts major and hiring of a Director of Media Studies. To offset initial capital expenditures and to underwrite operating costs while the program builds enrollment.  

The Wardlaw-Hartridge School

$50,000

1:1

To help fund the inclusion of a Multi-Media Technology Room to support broadcasting, film programs and student publications within the Center for Global Learning.  

The Webb School

$50,000

1:1

This grant would enable the creation of a new model of boarding curriculum to enhance the boarding experience of our upper school residential students. The goal is also to share this model with other institutions through conferences, presentations and a summer institute. 

The Wheeler School

$50,000

1:1

To expand the capacity of the new Center of Community and Performing Arts and allow an upgrade from institutional (internal) use, to community (professional and external) use.