June 2011 Grants

School Name

Grant Amount

Match

Grant Purpose

St. Mark’s School

 

$50,000

 

1:1

To create a St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics (SMIM) Online Pre-Algebra Course containing approximately eighteen lessons.

 

Miss Hall’s School

 

$50,000

1:4

To support the Girls' Leadership Project Faculty Seminar, a facilitated program of faculty professional development that will, over the course of the 2011-12 academic year, train Miss Hall's School educators in developing curriculum units that teach girls to overcome the "need to please".

 

Friends School of Baltimore

 

$50,000

1:3

To support the development of GROW, a program of professional development that is aligned to the school's strategic goals for faculty growth.

 

St. Anne’s-Belfield School

 

$50,000

1:1

To establish a baseline for a fiscal sustainability model.

 

Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School

 

$50,000

1:1

To build a greenhouse, the Environmental Learning Lab, which would serve as a hands-on environmental classroom.

 

University School of Nashville

 

$50,000

1:1

To establish a solar panel installation at the school's River Campus, a project that will both strengthen the school's long-standing commitment to making environmentally sound decisions and provide opportunities for innovative curricula.

 

 Derryfield School

 

$50,000

1:1

To support the development of The Digital Project Room, a customized teaching space which will provide space where technology can be integrated into the curriculum via art, film, photography, robotics and scientific investigation.

 

Rolling Hills Preparatory School

 

$50,000

1:1

To help teachers in grades 9-12 maximize the learning opportunities offered by digital tools.

 

French American International School

 

$50,000

1:1

To support faculty professional development to underwrite faculty stipends and project costs, encouraging a 360-degree learning process in which teachers learn from other teachers, from outside experts, and from participating students.

 

Buckingham, Browne & Nichols

 

$50,000

1:1

To assess progress made on closing the achievement gap between African-American and European-American students; to develop and implement appropriate responses to that assessment; to understand more deeply the experience at BB&N of students and alumni/ae of color; and to host a symposium focused on differences in achievement patterns and strategies to close the gap.

 

Mid-Peninsula High School

 

$50,000

1:1

To be used towards the lighting & sound systems for an additional 2,000 square foot space dedicated to the performing arts.

 

Saint Sebastian’s School

 

$50,000

1:3

To establish the St. Sebastian's Service Program for grades 9-12 with matching funds placed in a permanent endowment.

 

University School

 

$50,000

1:1

To provide financial assistance to boys qualifying for participation in local, national and international outreach opportunities.

 

Cate School

 

$50,000

1:3

To support funding of innovative curriculum initiatives based on a precise, codified course of study that includes traditional techniques as well as evolving technology.

 

Spartanburg Day School

 

 $50,000
To assist the school in the creation of The Center of Innovative Learning (COIL) whose mission will be to enhance professional development for the faculty, grades 9-12, as outlined in the proposal
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