June 2016 Grants

 

School Name

Grant Amount

Match

Grant Purpose

Blair Academy

$50,000

1:2

To the support the purchase of new equipment and ongoing faculty education at the new Center for Innovation and Collaboration.

Chesapeake Bay Academy

$50,000

1:2

To support the continued growth and development of the MAKE CBA Entrepreneurship Program.

The Derryfield School

$50,000

1:1

To establish, over the next 3 years, a firm foundation for a comprehensive, intentional program of student leadership development.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 

$50,000

1:2

To support the research, development, design and implementation of the FSHA's creation of a makerspace and for resources to help teachers incorporate innovation into curriculum design.

Germantown Friends School 

$50,000

1:1

To develop and pilot social justice curricular and co-curricular programming for upper school students.

Independent Schools Association of Northern New England 

$50,000

1:1

To expand the ISANNELEADS program.

Keystone School

$50,000

1:1

To create a position which would oversee an expanded professional development program and to provide some of the funding for a related summer program for students.

Malvern Preparatory School

$50,000

1:1

To design and implement an Online Certificate in Engineering Thinking to be offered in partnership with Villanova University's Engineering Department.

Oakwood School

$50,000

1:1

To further develop the Department Chair structure through compensation, training, accountability and department level strategic planning.

St. Paul's School

$30,000

1:1

To underwrite the cost of producing a resource guide using findings derived from a 3 day symposium hosted at the school for fellow educators concerning the impact of technology on adolescent relationships.

San Francisco University High School

$50,000

1:1

To support the first 4 years of the Lamott Fellowship to be awarded to teams of faculty members who propose collaboration across departments.

The Seven Hills School

$50,000

1:1

To help expand the Experiential Learning Program by developing an annual week-long Urban Immersion Experience for students in grades 9-11.  

Stratford Academy

$50,000

1:1

To convert the second floor of the school's library into the Stratford Innovation Center.  

United Nations International School

$50,000

1:1

To support and expand Picture Justice, a human rights photojournalism and theater program for the next generation of activists and change-makers.  

University High School of Indiana

$50,000

1:1

To support the student-centered educational program through research of best practices in faculty collaboration, classroom innovation, student leadership and the intersections between pedagogy and student assessment. To encourage faculty exploration of these topics through micro-granting opportunities that provide release time and professional development funds.  

Waynflete School

$50,000

1:1

To support 3 years of the New England Youth Identity Summit, to hire an Associate Director of Students Affairs to lead the event and to support institutional assessment and professional development associated with the school's capacity for dialogue.  

Woodside Priory

$50,000

1:1

To analyze the impact of steps the school has taken to provide balance as a core orienting principle for educational programs, to support a summer colloquium for other schools, to discuss these findings and to underwrite professional development.