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[teacherartexchange] NAEA Grant Funding Alert


From: Judy Decker (judy.decker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Mar 11 2006 - 07:20:46 PST

Dear Art Educators,

Ijust received this from Dr. Hatfield from NAEA.... I will add it to IAD soon.
NOTICE the deadlines... not much time! New teachers - see the
publications listed below - Job Interview and Practicle Hints.

Office of the Executive Director
Phone 703-860-8000 Fax 703-860-2960

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"Kids Who Care Program"
Kohl's Kids Who Care Program recognizes and rewards young volunteers who
transform their communities for the better. Maximum Award: $5000. Eligibility:
youth 6 to 18 years old, not graduated from high school by March 15, 2006.
Deadline: March 15, 2006.

"Hands-on Environmental Projects for Children and Youth"
Captain Planet Foundation Education Grants fund and support hands-on
environmental projects for children and youth that encourage
innovative programs and empower children and youth around the world to
work individually and
collectively to solve environmental problems in their neighborhoods
and communities.
Maximum Award: $2,500. Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations and schools.
Deadline: March 31, 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, 2006.

"Yoshiyama Award for Exemplary Service to the Community"
The Hitachi Foundation presents the Yoshiyama Award for Exemplary Service to
the Community for high school students on the basis of their community-service
activities. Maximum Award: $5000. Eligibility: graduating high school seniors
in the U.S. or U.S. territories. Deadline: April 1, 2006.

"National History Education and Preservation Initiative"
Save Our History is a national history education and preservation initiative
that seeks to raise awareness and support for preserving local heritage.
Historic organizations across the United States that are interested in
funding for
preservation projects developed with local schools or youth groups are
encouraged to apply. Maximum Award: $5000. Eligibility: elementary,
middle, and high school teachers who teach American, state, or local
history in a social
studies or history class in a public, private, or home school located
within the 50
states and the District of Columbia. Deadline: April 7, 2006.

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"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.

"Books for Children"
The Libri Books for Children Grants donate new, quality, hardcover children's
books for small, rural, public libraries across the country. Maximum Award:
N/A. Eligibility: Libraries should be in a rural area, have a limited operating
budget, and an active children's department. The average total operating
budget of a Books for Children grant recipient is less than $40,000. Deadline:
April 15, 2006.

"MetLife Foundation Bridge Builders Grant"
MetLife Foundation Bridge Builders Grant Program and The National Association
of Secondary School Principals is inviting proposals from public middle level
and high schools serving large numbers of low-income students and/or
underrepresented minorities (40% or more of the student body) to apply
for a grant to implement a special initiative aimed at building better
relationships among
adults and students. Maximum Award: $5,000. Eligibility: Middle level and high
school principals in public schools serving large numbers of low income and/or
large numbers of minority students (more than 40% of the student body) in the
United States. Deadline: April 17, 2006.

"Teachers Travel to the Galapagos Islands"
Toyota's Institute of International Education is offering a new professional
development program for teachers to travel to the Galapagos Islands. Maximum
Award: fully-funded, ten-day trip to the Galapagos. Eligibility: secondary
school teachers of all disciplines who teach full-time in Arizona, California,
D.C., Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, and Texas.
Deadline: April 21, 2006.

"2006 All-USA Teacher Team"
USA TODAY is accepting nominations for the 2006 All-USA Teacher Team, a
recognition program for outstanding teachers. Teachers can be
nominated by anyone willing to put in writing why they are
outstanding; nominees must complete the form explaining how they
achieve their success. Maximum Award: $2500.
Eligibility: Teachers K-12. Deadline: April 29, 2006.

"Seeking Young Heroes for $2,000 Barron Prize"
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes seeks nominations for its 2006
awards. The Barron Prize honors young people ages 8 to 18 who have
shown leadership and courage in public service to people and our
planet. Each year, ten
national winners each receive $2,000 to support their service work or higher
education. Nomination deadline is April 30. For more information and
to nominate,

"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,
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"2006 Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Awards"
The Turnaround Management Association is now accepting nominations for the
2006 Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Awards. The award honors
teachers who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and skill in
shaping the lives of
children and teens through education. Maximum Award: $5,000 cash and travel and
lodging expenses to the TMA Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida, October
11-14, 2006. Eligibility: primary or secondary school teachers employed by
accredited schools for at least five years. Deadline: May 1, 2006.

"Grants to Help Ease the Transition of Students Switching Schools &
The Parent Relocation Council is granting scholarship awards for high school
seniors who have demonstrated an ability to overcome difficulties during their
family's relocation. Awards are based on an essay of up to 500 words and may
be used to fund tuition, books, school fees, and room and board. Maximum
Award: $2000. Eligibility: High school seniors graduating from school
this academic
year, proceeding to a two- or four-year college, and who have relocated in
the past five years. Deadline: May 15, 2006.

"Learning in the Arts Grants"
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.

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National Art Education Association

"Grants for Arts, Education, and Health Projects"
The Milagro Foundation seeks grants applications from community-based,
grass-roots organizations that work with underprivileged children and
youth in the
areas of arts, education, and health. Maximum Award: $5000. Eligibility:
501(c)3 organizations in the United States. Deadline: N/A.

"Barnes & Noble Corporate Contributions"
Barnes & Noble Corporate Contributions Program is committed to literary-based
sponsorships and partners with organizations that focus their core businesses
on higher learning, literacy and the arts. Maximum Award: varies.
Eligibility: non-profit organizations that focus on literacy, the ARTS
OR EDUCATION (K - 12). Deadline: N/A.

"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.
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NO. 419

By Richard Doornek, with contributions by Kellene Champlin. If you are
seeking an art teaching job in an elementary or secondary school,
these seven pages are very valuable. Advice on your job application,
resume, and letters of
recommendation and most important, advice on your job interview the kinds of
questions you will likely be asked, and what the interviewer hopes for in
responses. Also, important tips on appearance, voice, manner, and attitude.
ISBN 0-937652-55-5
$3.50; Member Price $2.00

NO. 405

Virginia M. Brouch, Fanchon F. Funk, Editors. A 44-page brochure for students
and first-year teachers. Contains practical hints and insights on discipline,
motivation, exhibits, attitudes, promoting art, and more. Advice on questions
and problems that arise during the first challenging year. A must for
students and first-year professionals.
ISBN 0-937652-35-0
$7.00; Member Price $4.00

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