Workshop Grant

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.