Program Registration

Fund for Teachers Application - Summer 2016

Visit the Fund for Teachers site, Hamilton County website to apply

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 Criteria:

  • Employed full-time as a PreK-12th grade teacher and spends at least 50% of their work week in direct instruction with students in a classroom or classroom-like setting;
  • Intends to continue teaching in the consecutive school year; and
  • Has at least three years teaching experience as a PreK-12th grade teacher.

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). Upon award, Fellows will receive 90 percent of their grant, the remaining 10 percent to be reimbursed upon completion of post-fellowship requirements.

For more information, contact Leslie Graitcer at or 404-375-0579

College Goal Tennessee 2016: Framing The Future

“College Goal Tennessee 2016: Framing The Future” is a free, half-day conference that will serve as an opportunity for high school and college students, parents, and educators to meet and learn about the challenges of applying for and attending college, as well as career success strategies. Participants will learn from experts how students can be successful in college, career and beyond.

Topics include:  Financial Aid, Interviewing Skills, Resume Writing, Campus Resources, How To…, Social Media, TN Promise, and much more…

At this conference, College Goal Tennessee will provide free on-site assistance for high school seniors and current college students filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Time: Saturday, January 23rd , 2016 – 9 am – 1 -pm (Registration and meet & greet at 8:30 am)

Place: The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga – University Center, East Fifth Street

If you have questions, email Janice Neal or call 423.668.2423        


Apply here