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[teacherartexchange] NAEA Grant Funding Alert - plus Video in the Classroom


From: Judy Decker (judy.decker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Feb 10 2006 - 11:36:08 PST

Dear Art Educators,

I just received this updated list of grants - this is circulated by the NAEA.
You can sign up on their web site to receive them yourself. Notice -
some deadlines are just around the corner (top two are next
week!)....At the bottom is the new publication (relatively new) for
Video in The Classroom.


Circulated as a public service by the

"HP Technology for Teaching Grants"
This program supports innovative and effective uses of technology to
teach in the classroom setting. Awards will go to public schools that
are using a collaborative, team-based approach to implementing
technology integration projects. Maximum Award: $30,000. Eligibility:
K-12 public schools in the U.S. Deadline: February 15, 2006.

"National KIND Teacher Award"
National Association for Humane and Environmental Education National
KIND Teacher Award recognizes an outstanding teacher who consistently
incorporates humane and environmental education into his or her
curriculum. Maximum Award: n/a. Eligibility: teachers K-6. Deadline:
February 15, 2006.

"Recognizing Public and School Libraries"
The Thomson Gale Giant Step Award recognizes school and public
libraries that have made initiatives in programs and services that
greatly impact student learning and development, or that enrich
services in both the school and the community. Maximum Award: $10,000.
Eligibility: U.S. and Canadian school library media centers (an
individual library media center or entire district's library media
services programs) and the youth services departments in U.S. and
Canadian public libraries that partner with local schools (a single
library/branch library or an entire library system). Deadline:
February 15, 2006.

"The Purpose Prize: $100,000 for Five Innovators Over 60"
As the first of 77 million baby boomers turn 60, Civic Ventures, a
nonprofit organization working to help America achieve the greatest
return on experience, announces The Purpose Prize -- five $100,000
investments in Americans over 60 whose creativity, talent and
experience is transforming the way our nation addresses critical
social problems, including education. The Purpose Prize is for those
"with the passion, smarts, and experience to discover new
opportunities, create new programs, or find inventive ways to make
lasting social change." Sixty semi-finalists ("60 at 60") will also
receive national recognition for their work. To nominate someone or
apply yourself, click below. Deadline: February 28, 2006.

"P. Buckley Moss Foundation (ARTS) Education Grants"
The grant program aids and supports teachers who wish to establish an
effective learning tool using the arts in teaching children with
learning disabilities and other special needs. Maximum Award: $1,000.
Eligibility: Programs in the planning stages or in existence for less
than two years. Deadline: March 1, 2006.

"New Leaders for New Schools Seek Candidates to Become Urban School Principals"
New Leaders for New Schools is currently accepting applications for
candidates who meet our 10 selection criteria (see website) and want
to lead change for children in low income communities by becoming
urban public school principals. Candidates should have a record of
success in leading adults, an expertise in K-12 teaching and learning,
a relentless drive to lead an excellent urban school, and most
importantly, an unyielding belief in the potential of every child to
achieve academically at high levels. Eligibility: a minimum of 2-3
years of successful K-12 instruction experience; a teaching
certificate preferred. Deadline: March 1, 2006.

"Grants to Integrate Literacy with Personal and Civic Action"
Starbucks Foundation Grants fund programs that integrate literacy with
personal and civic action in the communities where they live. Maximum
Award: $5,000. Eligibility: 501 (c) 3 organizations that work with
underserved youth ages 6-18 in the fields of literacy (reading,
writing and creative/media arts) and environmental literacy. Deadline:
March 1, 2006.

"Recognizing a Teacher Who Overcomes Adversity"
Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Freida J. Riley Teacher
Award annually recognizes an American teacher who overcomes adversity
or makes an enormous sacrifice in order to positively impact students.
It is given in honor of teacher Freida J. Riley who died of Hodgkin's
disease at the age of 31. Maximum Award: $10,000. Eligibility:
full-time teachers (grades K-12), in any accredited U.S. public,
private, or charter school. Deadline: March 1, 2006.

"Horace Mann-Abraham Lincoln Fellowship"
Horace Mann Corporation and Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library have
partnered to form the Horace Mann-Abraham Lincoln Fellowship, a
program designed to help educators study the life and legacy of
America's 16th president. The program features a five-day institute at
the new library in June and July, 2006. Maximum Award: $1,000 each to
cover expenses for their trip to the Lincoln Presidential Library in
Springfield, Illinois, to participate in programs created by the ALPL
Foundation. Eligibility: full-time educators teaching kindergarten
through 12th grade in the U.S. Deadline: March 4, 2006.

"Grants for Service-Learning Projects"
Learn and Serve America, part of the Corporation for National and
Community Service, has released a Notice of funding Opportunity for
grant funds to support school-based, community-based, higher
education, and tribal and U.S. territory service-learning projects.
The grant competition is to promote the development and sustainability
of high-quality community-based service-learning programs in
youth-serving community organizations across the nation. Maximum
Award: Varies. Eligibility: K-12 schools, colleges, volunteer centers,
faith-based organizations. Deadline: March 7, 2006.

"J8 Global Citizen Programme"
The J8 Global Citizen Programme gives winners of its competition the
opportunity to travel to Russia in July 2006 to join young people from
all the other G8 countries at J8 St Petersburg 2006. Maximum Award: an
all-expenses-paid, 3-day Summit in July 2006, plus various prizes.
Eligibility: groups of 6-8 students aged 13-16.Deadline: March 31,

"American Stars of Teaching Program"
The U.S. Department of Education plans to honor outstanding classroom
teachers through the American Stars of Teaching program. The
Department's Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative is seeking nominations and
information about teachers who are improving student achievement,
using innovative strategies in the classroom, and making a difference
in the lives of their students. Eligibility: teachers across all
grades and disciplines. Deadline: April 15, 2006.

"Unsung Heroes Awards Program"
The ING Unsung Heroes awards program recognizes innovative and
progressive thinking in education through monetary awards. Maximum
Award: $25,000 to Grand Prize Winner. Eligibility: full-time
educators, teachers, principals, paraprofessionals, or classified
staff members with effective projects that improve student learning at
an accredited K-12 public or private school. Deadline: May 1, 2006.

"Learning in the Arts Grants"
National Endowment for the Arts LEARNING IN THE ARTS FOR CHILDREN AND
YOUTH Program offers funding for projects that help children and youth
acquire appreciation, knowledge, and understanding of and skills in
the arts. Projects must provide participatory learning and engagement
of students with skilled artists, teachers, and excellent art, and
ensure the application of national, state, or local arts education
standards. Maximum Award: $5,000-$150,000. Eligibility: school-based
or community based projects. Deadline: June 12, 2006.

"National Association for Gifted Children"
The National Association for Gifted Children has announced the
NAGC-Nicholas Green Distinguished Student Award Program for students
who have distinguished themselves in academic achievement, leadership,
or the VISUAL OR PERFORMING ARTS. Maximum Award: $500. Eligibility:
one student in every state from the third, fourth, fifth, or sixth
grade. Deadline: Various.

"Prudential Foundation Ready to Learn Program"
Prudential Foundation Ready to Learn Program for education reform
efforts that strengthen public education at the elementary school
level: systemic school reform; improving the quality of teachers,
principals and other school leaders, and ARTS EDUCATION; early
childhood care and education initiatives, and strategies to improve
literacy that address professional development for teachers, family
literacy programs or literacy in the early years. Maximum Award:
$25,000-$1 million. Eligibility: Public education at the elementary
school level. Deadline: N/A.,1474,intPageID%253D1444%2526blnPrinterFriendly%253D0,00.html


Order No. 215
"Video Art For The Classroom"

Edited by George and Ilona Szekely. This anthology features
contributions from over 18 video artists and educators. Each
contributing author offers a diverse approach to the use of video art
with students. This book offers examples spanning a broad range of
various technological levels, and projects ranging from the shoebox
"camera" to actual animation, documentary, broadcast journalism, and
more. Each chapter relays a distinct account of how video art was and
can be used successfully in the k-12 classroom or community to make
art come aliveóregardless of budget or technological savvy.

Order No. 215
204 pages {2005) ISBN1-890160-27-X
$25.00; Member Price $20.00

Ordering information can be found at

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Judy Decker

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