• Teacher Exchange Program

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 1/10/2020 9:20:00 AM

    Purpose: The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Program provides an opportunity for K–12 educators from the United States to conduct research and engage in other professional learning experiences abroad for three to six months. Fulbright DA fellows complete individual inquiry projects on a topic relevant to education in the United States and the host country, take courses at a host university and share educational practices with colleagues.

     

    Eligibility:

    1. Teaching Level: K-12 Y
    2. Years of Teaching Experience: 5+ years
    3. Language Requirement: Varies by location

     

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

     

    Application Deadline: January 20, 2020

     

     Application Site: https://www.fulbrightteacherexchanges.org/programs/da/

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  • Fund for Teachers

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 1/10/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Purpose: Fund for Teachers provides educators, possessing a broad vision of what it means to teach and learn, the resources needed to pursue self-designed professional learning experiences. FFT grants are used for an unlimited variety of projects; all designed to create enhanced learning environments for teachers, their students and their school communities. We believe that supporting teachers’ active participation in their own professional growth, positively impacts student learning and achievement.

     

    Eligibility:

    • A full-time preK-12th-grade teacher who spends at least 50% of your time directly providing instruction to students;
    • Returning to the classroom in the consecutive school year; and
    • Have at least three years’ experience as a preK-12th-grade teacher at the end of the school year.
      • Student and substitute teaching do not count towards the three-year requirement
      • As long as the applicant has three years’ experience by the time of their fellowship, Fund for Teachers considers them eligible.

     

    Amount available per project: Individuals may apply for up to $5,000 and teams may apply for up to $10,000 

     

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

     

    Application Deadline:  January 31, 2020

     

     Application Site:https://fft.fundforteachers.org/applications/guideline/program_id:186/step:overview

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  • STEM Professional Development

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 12/5/2019 11:20:00 AM

    Purpose: The NASA's Texas Space Grant Consortium initiated weeklong professional development training for teachers. This aerospace workshop, called LiftOff, emphasizes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences by incorporating a space science theme supported by NASA missions. Teacher participants are provided with information and experiences through speakers, hands-on activities and field investigations that promote space science and enrichment activities for themselves and others.

     

    Eligibility:

    1. Currently employed as a 5-12 grade classroom educator
    2. Minimum one-year of teaching experience prior to the workshop
    3. Demonstrate a willingness to share information with others
    4. Must be a U.S. citizen

     

    Amount available per project: Grant value up to $67,000

     

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

     

    Application Deadline:  March 27, 2020

     

     Application Sitehttp://www.tsgc.utexas.edu/liftoff/index.html

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  • Active Learning Center Grant

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 12/2/2019 9:00:00 AM

    Purpose: Steelcase Education is offering a grant for an active learning classroom. Each grant includes furniture, design review, installation, onsite training and a Learning Environment Evaluation measurement tool.

     

    Eligibility: Grades 6-12

     

    Amount available per project: Grant value up to $67,000

     

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

     

    Application Deadline:  February 3, 2020

     

     Application Sitehttps://www.steelcase.com/discover/information/education/active-learning-center-grant/#sign-up-for-updates

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  • STEM Grant for under-resourced communities

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 11/19/2019 1:00:00 PM

    Purpose: K-12 Education Our top priority is the positive transformation of the K-12 public education system within the communities where we live and work. In the U.S., our focus is science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and we especially work to increase these skills in under-resourced communities, and among under-represented minority students (particularly African Americans, Hispanics, and girls). We will consider programs that:

    • Enhance teacher and principal effectiveness through professional development
    • Improve student engagement and achievement in STEM curriculum by providing innovative methods, programs and resources to teachers and classrooms
    • Provide access to educational resources in TI’s international site communities

     

    Eligibility: 501(3) organizations

     

    Amount available per project: Varies

     

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

     

    Application Deadline:  Ongiong

     

     Application Site: http://www.ti.com/about-ti/citizenship-community/communities-giving/giving.html#Grants

     

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  • Vernier Engineering Contest

    Posted by MELINNA LOPEZ on 11/5/2019 9:00:00 AM

    Purpose: This award will be presented to one educator (a middle school, high school, or college instructor) who is innovatively using Vernier sensors to introduce engineering concepts or engineering practices to their students. If you have developed engaging projects that incorporate activities such as reading Vernier sensors with Scratch to introduce coding, using sensors in the engineering design process, controlling digital outputs based on Vernier sensor inputs, or integrating your Vernier sensors with a robotics platform such as LEGO®, VEX® or Arduino™, we invite you to submit an application.

     

    Eligibility: Current instructors of engineering, science, or STEM subjects in middle school, high school, or college are eligible to apply. Applicants must be using Vernier sensors in their classroom instruction. Applicants may not have won previously at their school.

     

    Amount available per project: The award will consist of $1,000 in cash, $3,000 in Vernier technology, and $1,500 toward expenses to attend either the NSTA STEM conference or the ASEE conference. One award will be given to a middle school, high school, or college instructor.

     

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

     

    Application Deadline: December 18, 2019

     Application Sitehttps://www.vernier.com/grants/engineering/

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  • Instructional Tech Grant

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 11/4/2019 10:00:00 AM

    Purpose: NEOK's investments in education focus on opportunities that directly impact the classroom in public school districts where the company operates.

    The goal of our public school grants is to improve the educational experience for K-12 students in public schools and to cultivate and enhance relationships with community leaders. Public school grants may be used for classroom-enrichment projects, instructional technology, assistance for disadvantaged students, curriculum-based materials and equipment, and programs that help improve student performance.

     

    Eligibility: Public schools

     

    Amount available per project: Up to $5,000

     

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

     

    Application Deadline:  February 1, 2020

     

     Application Site: https://www.oneok.com/sustainability/community-investments

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  • Sony Education Grant

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 11/2/2019 9:00:00 AM

    Purpose: Sony Corporation of American and its operating companies offer funding to programs that support education and creative, artistic, technical, and scientific skills that are necessary for tomorrow’s workforce. Previous education grants have funded a wide range of environmental media teaching and research projects; meaningful environmental education events and programs; quality education programs for at-risk students; arts and arts education; equipment for educational nonprofits and academic institutions, including major colleges and universities across the country; youth mentoring educational program to teach students about workplace etiquette and various careers available in the technology and entertainment industries; and multiple other mentoring opportunities, including one-on-one, school-based, or in the workplace.

     

    Eligibility: Grades 6-12

     

    Amount available per project: Varies

     

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

     

    Application Deadline:  Ongoing

     

     Application Sitehttps://www.sony.com/en_us/SCA/social-responsibility/giving-guidelines.html

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  • Teachers and Technology

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 11/1/2019 4:30:00 PM

    Purpose: The Teachers and Technology Program is designed to help fund projects that advance student success through the innovative use of technology.

    Eligibility: Full-time teachers in public or private prekindergarten through grade 12 schools in CenturyLink's residential service areas are eligible to apply.

     

    Amount available per project: Up to $5,000

     

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

     

    Application Deadline:  January 12 2020.

     

     Application Site: https://www.centurylink.com/aboutus/community/foundation.html

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  • Kids Gardening

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 10/17/2019 8:00:00 AM

    Purpose: The Klorane Botanical Foundation is committed to supporting programs to teach respect for the environment and protect nature through the preservation of plant species and biodiversity. Designed to further their mission, the Budding Botanist Grant will help our youngest citizens learn about plants, explore their world and inspire them to take care of the life they discover in their local ecosystems.

    Eligibility: Public schools serving students K to 12 that can demonstrate that at least 40% of their student population would qualify for free or reduced-price meals

     

    Amount available per project: Up to $2,000

     

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

     

    Application Deadline:  November 8, 2019.

     

     Application Site: https://kidsgardening.org/2020-budding-botanist-grant/

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