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Re: professional development

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wduncan (wduncan)
Fri, 13 Aug 1999 22:22:27 -0500

Must be a corporation out there that funds programs.
Write it up and approach them. KC has the Kaffman foundation
(He owned the Royals) We have Hallmark and Sprint who are willing
to invest money. I am a socialist at heart but The people who have
amassed money in Kansas City do a lot of good with it.
Woody in KC

"Sears, Ellen" wrote:

> Last year I participated in a discussion group with classroom teachers
> (K-6). It was a wonderful group, and we all shared a common philosophy and
> teaching style. We all read a book about constructivist classrooms and then
> would meet every two weeks over dinner to share. This was the 4th time I
> was able to meet with a group of teachers in a setting other than a
> traditional class (2 math oriented, one science and last year's). They have
> been the best professional development I have had!
> We are going to continue to meet this year - and I was just wondering if
> anyone knew of available funding for professional development like this -
> other than our schools. I would like to set up some art-based activities
> for the group - they are all interested in the arts, they just need a little
> more exposure - but money would be nice.
> Any ideas?
> Ellen


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