Call for Proposals: An Invitation for Classroom and School Leaders to Apply for the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning's 2017 Innovative Educator Grant Program

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Annual competition supports the design and development of personalized learning opportunities

The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning (FBOL) has opened the application window for its 2017 Innovative Educator Grant Program. The program identifies and supports school and classroom leaders developing practices or programs to overcome achievement gaps, drive engagement, and personalize learning for their students. One-time grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to winning proposals. All grants will be made payable to the applicant's school and may be used for technology, professional development, curriculum, and related materials. Awarded projects will be documented and their results and experience will be shared with education leaders working to scale new opportunities for schools and students.

Successful proposals from 2016 included the development of a blended dual-language kindergarten literacy program; design and integration of a blended learning experience for geography students living in a low-income farming community; expansion of an open, competency-based blended math model and curriculum for 3rd grade; and implementation of a blended and online learning road map for use in rural Catholic schools.

The application deadline for the 2017 Innovative Educator Grant Program is 11:59pm Eastern on Friday, May 19, 2017.

For complete guidelines and eligibility requirements, please visit http://www.blendedandonlinelearning.org/grant-program/.

About the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning

The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning was created to advance and improve the availability and quality of blended and online educational opportunities for students and teachers and to strengthen the outcomes of those programs through active academic, instructional, and technology support for personalized learning. The Foundation works toward these goals through its Student Scholarship and Innovative Educator Grant programs, the development and distribution of original research exploring emerging policy and practice, and ongoing collaboration with diverse leaders across the fields of education, business, policy, and philanthropy. Learn more at http://www.blendedandonlinelearning.org/.

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