Don’t let professional development fall by the wayside this year because of a tight budget.
Numerous grants are available for educators to assist with The Write Tools’ training and curriculum. And, you can feel confident knowing that at The Write Tools, we understand the limitations of your school or district budget. We know that every dollar spent on professional development must yield measurable results, and the material and methodologies used need to be grounded in solid research and aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
What kind of students benefit from The Write Tools?
Students, schools and districts all across the country find success with The Write Tools approach! The Write Tools achieves measurable results in both under-performing and high-performing schools in rural, suburban, and inner-city settings. The Write Tools works for the full range of learners. Our three-tiered approach to instruction and implementation allows teachers to differentiate instruction. The strategies help high-achieving students, English-language learners, special-needs students, and kids who just don’t like to write! The Write Tools materials and training provide teachers with the knowledge and resources to implement effective writing instruction the very next day.
Schools and districts can explore a variety of funding sources to purchase The Write Tools’ training, curriculum, software, and coaching. Here are a few places to start your search:
K-12 School Grants
Comprehensive list of grants for funding classroom and school resources, special projects, and teachers’ professional growth. Grants are conveniently grouped by location, academic category, grade level, and school role.
National Education Association Foundation Grants
K–12 teachers, administrators, or teacher groups can apply for several types of grants through the NEA Foundation, including:
- Learning & Leadership Grants, which help public school teachers, education support professionals, or faculty in higher education participate in high-quality professional development experiences. Grants to Groups fund collegial study including mentoring experiences.
- Student Achievement Grants, which fund specific work that engages students in critical thinking and problem solving with standards-based content.
Provides an updated listing of the latest grants available to K–12 schools and educators. The list includes individual grants for teachers, school administrators, librarians, and counselors, as well as grants at the classroom, school, and program levels.
Additional Funding Sources to Explore
- 21st Century Community Learning Center grants
- ARRA Funds – Stimulus Funding
- Federal Technology Funds
- IDEA – Special Education funds
- Race to the Top funds (RTTT)
- State and Local Curriculum Funds
- Title I Part A
- Title II – Professional Development
- Title I Section 1003(g) School Improvement Grants (SIG)
- Title I Supplemental Education Services (SES) funds
- Title I C – Migrant Education
- Title I Part D-2 – Neglected and Delinquent
- Title II Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT)
- Title III English Language Acquisition
- Title VII Indian Education
- Investing in Innovation (i3)
- Rural Education Initiative