ITEF awarded sixteen grants worth $48,148 to Lean into Learning educators who chose inspiring and innovation-related activities to deepen their professional growth.  Although travel was limited by Covid-19, educators hosted virtual learning sessions that deepened their knowledge and increased their readiness to incorporate new teaching practices.

ITEF salutes the educators represented by these twelve districts/schools for their commitment to spark student engagement.

2021 Awards:

  • City Garden Montessori School
  • Ferguson-Florissant School District
  • Hazelwood School District
  • Kirkwood School District
  • Lebanon Community #9 School District
  • Mehlville School District
  • North Side Community School
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • St. Francis of Assisi
  • St. Louis Language Immersion School
  • St. Louis Public School District
  • The School District of University City

Here are the professional development experiences chosen for 2021: