The Averill Park Education Foundation (APEF), in partnership with Averill Park Central School District (APCSD), is excited to be continuing the Educator Enrichment Program. Funds will be awarded to support professional development opportunities for faculty in the Averill Park School District. Eligibility: All Averill Park Central School District educators are invited to apply.
The grant application deadline is April 1st for projects to be completed by August 30th of the following year.
Purpose: This grant aims to support teachers’ professional development in the Averill Park School District. All grant proposals must demonstrate alignment with APEF and District goals.
Goal # 1: To identify initiatives that will encourage and stimulate students
Goal # 2: To build community support and enthusiasm for learning
Goal # 3: To support and enhance programs that heighten learning opportunities.
Goal # 1: Students will graduate college and career ready.
Goal # 2 Students will productively engage in their school community.
Goal # 3: Students will be digitally fluent by demonstrating the ability to live productively and safely in a technology-influenced society.
Priority will be given to proposals that encourage “turnkey” training opportunities. Specifically, educators who propose opportunities that allow for the training of other district staff after attending the professional development will be given special consideration.
Submission: All grant applications must be signed by the Building Principal and the Assistant Superintendent and emailed to the APEF Grant Coordinator at [email protected] with the subject line, “Educator Enrichment Grant Submission” by April 1st. Late submissions will not be considered.
Award Notification: Applicants will be notified of grant status on or before May 30th. After completing the enrichment program, awardees may be asked to present the program’s impact and benefits to the selection committee.