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Webinars

None at this time

 

Surveys

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Grants

NEA Grants:  http://www.nea.org/grants/grantsawardsandmore.html

USDA Farm to School Grants:  http://www.fns.usda.gov/grant-opportunities/farm-to-school 

NDU Foundation Grants:  http://ndunited.org/benefits/scholarships-and-grants/nd-united-foundation-special-awards--grants/

The ND United Member Grant Program is designed to assist individual members or a group of members improve their skills through continued education research or the development of materials, techniques or activities to improve public service or public education in North Dakota.  ND United may award at least $500 annually in this area.
The ND United Foundation ESP Award is designed to assist an individual ESP member or a group of ESP members as they strive to improve education or public service in North Dakota.  At least $500 may be awarded annually in this area. 

NDU Foundation Scholarships:  http://ndunited.org/benefits/scholarships-and-grants/nd-united-foundation-scholarships/

 Scholarships are available to North Dakota United members, including student, retired, and dependents of members.

AFT Scholarships:  http://www.aft.org/about/member-benefits/scholarships

 AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program

This program offers four 4-year, $8,000 post-secondary scholarships to students who are dependents of AFT members, as well as 10 one-time $1,000 grants to AFT members to assist with their continuing education.

Union Plus® Scholarship Program

Sponsored by the Union Plus Education Foundation, this program is open to members, spouses and dependent children of unions participating in any of the Union Plus programs.

Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators

The Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators recognizes outstanding kindergarten through grade 12 teachers who employ innovative approaches to environmental education and use the environment as a context for learning for their students. Up to two teachers from each of EPA's 10 regions, from different states, will be selected to receive this award. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administers this award to honor, support and encourage educators who incorporate environmental education in their classrooms & teaching methods.

 

Find out more at:  https://www.epa.gov/education/presidential-innovation-award-environmental-educators

 

Collaboration

NEA's EdCommunities:   https://www.mynea360.org/login 

            Welcome to the NEA edCOMMUNITIES, your online professional learning (PD) community where you can:

  • CONNECT with virtual learning events to expand your professional development opportunities!
  • COLLABORATE with other educators and education professionals!
  • SHARE classroom-ready resources and assessment and instruction materials!
  • ENGAGE with those who share your commitment to student success

 

AFT's Share My Lesson:  https://sharemylesson.com/

           About Share My Lesson:

Free lesson sharing, funded by the American Federation of Teachers 
Built by educators across the country, we bring together a community of teachers, paraprofessionals, school related personnel, parents, partners, union members and non-union members to join in our effort to provide high-quality education to all students. Share My Lesson was created by the AFT and TES Global in 2012. From the beginning, Share My Lesson has been committed to providing our community of members high-quality and effective lessons, useful information to use in the classroom and professional development. As of 2015, Share My Lesson has 900,000 members, more than 300k Toddler - Grade 12 resources which have been downloaded more than 10 million times.