Check out our December 2017 Newsletter: The 2018 Grant Cycle is Underway! Great information on our this year’s grant cycle, our revised mission to reflect a widening of our giving lens, and an update from our 2017 grantees! If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter, please subscribe.
The second year of our “Lean Into Learning” professional development grant initiative was a huge success. Educators took on a variety of learning activities. We awarded $90,000 for educators from 15 districts and many more schools to attend conferences, visit schools across the nation, collaborate with neighboring districts, participate in online learning through Harvard Graduate […]
The Innovative Technology Education Fund (ITEF) today announced the addition of information technology (IT) professional Tanya Yatzeck to its Board of Directors. Yatzeck has been an IT Professional for nearly twenty years, and is currently a Project Manager at Spire, Inc. (formerly Laclede Gas). ITEF is a St. Louis nonprofit that provides grants to advance […]
Submission by Amanda Wyatt and Jacqui Schilling When you attend the informational meetings about applying for an ITEF grant one thing that stands out is professional development. Charmaine and Brenda continuously stress the importance for including professional development in your application. So this year as we prepared to apply for “Two Stars to the Right, Straight […]
We are excited to introduce you to ITEF’s next Spotlight Innovator: Carrie Wilson-Herndon Meet Carrie Wilson-Herndon, ITEF’s newest Spotlight innovator! Carrie will be teaching science at Whitfield School, starting in the fall of 2017. Prior to that, Carrie has been a science teacher at Metro East Montessori, where she received an ITEF grant in 2016 for […]
The Innovative Technology Education Fund (ITEF) has announced the six area schools chosen to receive 2017 innovator grants, ranging from $28,000 – $66,000, to transform learning for their students. Check out the winning schools and projects! “Each year, we ask area teachers to send us their best ideas for increasing innovation, and we have the […]
Congrats to one of our 2016 Innovators, Carrie Herndon of Metro East Montessori School, Granite City, IL. She took home the Vernier/NSTA Teacher Award Program ((link)) Each year, educators are recognized for their planned or current innovative use of data-collection technology. She was one of two middle school awardees. Read more!
Because the Innovative Technology Education Fund values continuous learning and the opportunity for area educators to choose their own desired spheres of professional growth, ITEF launched its first professional development grant cycle in 2016! The cycle ran from May-December 2016. Grants were capped at $5000. Educators chose all kinds of opportunities that fit what they […]
In the January edition of TABLE OF EXPERTS: Educating St. Louis’ next leaders by the St. Louis Business Journal, ITEF’s Board Chair chimes in. What qualities make a good leader and how does your school instill those qualities in students? Dr. Elizabeth Bender: I think listening and flexibility are important. Really one of the biggest […]
Check our our October 2016 Newsletter: Get Ready for the 2017 Grant Cycle! Great information on our new free Grant Writing Workshops and more! If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter, please subscribe.