Grant

2017 CLTA-TX Teacher Grants

 

Call for Proposals

Purpose: CLTA-TX Teacher Grants support professional development for K-16 teachers to improve classroom instruction and student participation.

Eligibility: Current Chinese language teachers that have formally affiliated with CLTA-TX are eligible to apply (membership fee paid by 3/2/17).

Amount: The grant amount is up to US$400 for the proposal you submitted.  

Deadlines: Applications may be submitted before March 17, 2017, 11:59pm.  Awardees will be notified by March 31, 2017.

Application Guidelines: Submit a proposal of approximately 300 words (in English and/or Chinese) including the following:

1.     Introduction of yourself (including current employment and a short essay describing how the proposed professional development will benefit you personally and professionally).

2.     A detail description of the professional development workshop/conference that you are attending.

3.     An explanation of the need for attending the professional development workshop/conference.

4.     Expected outcomes (what do you want to learn/gain from the professional development workshop/conference and the potential impact to the community you will bring back from the professional development workshop/conference, etc.).

5.     Any prior experience being the lecturer of any professional development workshops/conferences.

6.     A line-item budget for the proposed professional development workshop/conference.  

 Requirements:

The awarded teacher should ­complete the proposed professional development workshop/conference by December 31th, 2017, and submit a required activity report with evidence (such as application form of the professional development workshop/conference you apply, the handout of the professional development workshop/conference you attend, the airline ticket of the professional development workshop/conference you are going, etc.) within one month after the proposed activities are concluded.

Responsibility:

Need to report/give a presentation at the following year’s CLTA-Texas Annual Conference as part of the obligation/responsibility as the winner. Topic has to be about the workshop/conference that you

attended, and what you have learned from the workshop, etc.

 Please email the proposal to Ardon Chang at andress6628@yahoo.com with the subject heading “CLTA-TX Teacher Grants” by March 17, 2017.

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2017 CLTA-TX Local Workshop Grants

Call for Proposals

Purpose: CLTA-TX Local Workshop Grants support professional development for K-16 teachers to improve classroom instruction and student participation.  

Eligibility: Current Chinese language teachers, Chinese schools and organizations that have formally affiliated with CLTA-TX are eligible to apply (membership fee paid by 3/2/17).

Amount: The grant amount is up to US$500.

Deadline: Applications may be submitted before March 17th, 2017. Awardee will be notified by March 31st, 2017.

Application Guidelines: Submit a proposal of approximately 300 words (in English and/or Chinese) including the following:

1.     Introduction of your organization (mission, history, and structure) or yourself.

2.     A detailed description of your proposed professional development workshop/conference.

3.     An explanation of the need for your proposed professional development workshop/conference.

4.     Expected outcomes (estimate number of attendees, what the attendees will learn/gain from the proposed professional development workshop/conference and the potential impact on the community).

5. Your experience (if any) in organizing professional development workshops/conferences.

6.     A line-item budget for the proposed professional development workshop/conference.  

Requirements: The awarded teacher/school/organization must ­complete the proposed workshop by December 31th, 2017, and submit a required activity report with evidence (such as pictures or your activity, flyer or handout of your workshop, etc.) within one month after the proposed activities take place. Pictures and/or handouts need to state that the workshop is supported by CLTA-Texas.

Email the proposal to Meiyao Wu-Gilbertson at wulaoshi168@gmail.com with the subject heading “CLTA-TX Local Workshop Grants” by March 17th, 2017.