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The most effective way to increase student learning is to improve teaching. We are committed to developing teachers through every stage of their career, empowering them as professionals for the benefit of our students.
Fund for Teachers enriches the personal and professional growth of teachers by supporting them as they identify and pursue opportunities around the world that make the greatest impact on their practice, students and school communities. Since 2001, Fund for Teachers has awarded 8,000 teachers $30 million in grants to visit 148 countries on all seven continents.
PEF is proud to be the local partner for Hamilton County Schools applicants. Fund for Teachers has provided more than $596,000 in grants to 153 Hamilton County public school teachers over the last seven years.
Fund for Teachers allotted $76,000 in grant awards for Hamilton County public school teachers this year. Teachers could apply for up to $5,000 as an individual or $10,000 as a team. Sixteen grant recipients from 12 schools will visit 12 countries across the world this summer. The 2018 cohort includes:
The Fund for Teachers application deadline was January 31, 2018 at 6:00pm. Learn more about the program in the Teachers section of the FFT site. Awardees will be required to attend a pre-fellowship Orientation on April 30.
Here are some helpful tips from Fund for Teachers to assist you with your application:
Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions about your proposal- firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals may apply for up to $5,000 and teams may apply for up to $10,000 (while team members may be from different schools, districts or states, all members must meet the eligibility criteria).
See the Fund for Teachers site for full eligibility information, including restrictions on how grant funds may be spent.
For more information on Fund for Teachers contact:
Kate Skonberg Teacher Engagement Coordinator
423.648.4444 • email@example.com