Innovative Teaching Grants
PSEA promotes excellence in education through the Innovative Teaching Grants program, created to recognize PSEA members for contributions to innovative instruction.
About the Grants
PSEA awards a maximum of four grants each year. Each grant, reimbursable up to $1,000, will be awarded to teachers, librarians, instructional teams, pupil services personnel, higher education or student PSEA who full the requirements described on the enclosed pages. PSEA’s Council on Instruction and Professional Development will recommend winners to the PSEA Board of Directors. Grants are awarded to recipients at the annual PSEA House of Delegates meeting each May.
How to Apply
Application deadline: February 3, 2014
For more information about PSEA's Innovative Teaching Grants, contact Bonnie Myers (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2013 Innovative Teaching Grant Recipients:
Franklin Regional EA
Unpacking History: An antique truck packed with clothing, art works, music, games, artifacts, and literature that depict various times and cultures of history.
South Allegheny EA
Water, Art, and Us: An enrichment program for upper elementary students that uses scientific and art inquiry methods in authentic learning settings. Students are scientists and artists as they study regional water. Students will create a mural art installation with Pittsburgh artist Carolyn Speranza.
Albert Gallatin EA
Quinn’s Quest – A Search for Treasure in Local History: A competitive educational project that improves a student’s awareness of his or her historical, governmental, and educational community. Participants receive a clue that leads them on an adventure through their community in search of buried treasure.