Grant Details

Humanities Texas Grant

 
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    CFDA#

    None
     

    Funder Type

    State Government

    IT Classification

    B - Readily funds technology as part of an award

    Authority

    Texas Education Agency (TEA)

    Summary

    The Humanities Texas Teacher Institute Program provides training and support to teachers in their first or second year of service in geographic areas with low student achievement on state assessments.

    The objectives of the program are as follows:
    • Develop and implement workshops and institutes exploring significant humanities topics in partnership with leading cultural and educational institutions for secondary-level teachers in geographic areas with low student achievement on state assessments.
      • Hold at least 12 workshops during the 2013-14 academic year and four summer institutes during summer 2014;
      • Ensure institutes and related content are consistent with current curriculum standards (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) and the goals of TEA professional development objectives;
      • Ensure that the institutes strengthen professional relationships among participating teachers;
      • Ensure that the institutes strengthen teachers' relationships with cultural and educational institutions in Texas and beyond; and
      • Continue developing an evaluation infrastructure that supports the refinement of the Teacher Institute Program for future workshops and institutes.
    • Develop and disseminate curricular materials that enhance and extend the program's impact among Texas teachers.
      • Develop effective curricular resources;
      • Disseminate effective curricular resources to teachers throughout Texas; and
      • Expand the Online Resource Center and make program-related materials downloadable.
     

    History of Funding

    None is available.

    Additional Information

    Unallowable activities and use of funds for this grant may include but are not limited to the following:
    • Debt service (lease-purchase); and
    • Audit services for state-funded grants.

    Contacts

    Karyn Gukeisen

    Karyn Gukeisen
    Grants Administration Division
    1701 Congress Ave
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 463-8525
    (512) 463-9811
     

  • Eligibility Details

    Humanities Texas is the only eligible applicant for continuation funding for 2019-2020.

    Deadline Details

    Applications were to be submitted by September 8, 2020. A similar deadline is anticipated annually.

    Award Details

    $1,000,000 is available in total funding for 1 award. Cost sharing/matching is not required.

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