Any teacher currently employed at a public or private high school in a rural area with a diverse population is eligible for a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Teaching Grant offered by the National Society of High School Scholars. The grant is intended for educators who are actively promoting diversity and inclusion initiatives in their school or greater community. Applicants should provide their school’s demographics and explain, in 500 to 800 words, how the funds will directly benefit their students by responding to this question: How important is diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and beyond? Their response should include specific examples from their classroom and beyond. The funds may be used for supplies, materials, fieldtrips, or other resources to enhance the delivery of courses.
Deadline: Applications are due by September 15, 2021.
Girls Who Game (GWG) is an extracurricular program sponsored by Dell Technologies, Intel, and Microsoft that provides an opportunity for girls in grades 4–8 and underserved students across North America to learn more about gaming as a learning tool, while developing their global competencies, such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity.
The Transformational Leadership Institute is an offering of virtual, accredited* trainings on antiracism, unconscious bias, learning loss, and ways that COVID-19 has exposed and exacerbated the issues. The institute, sponsored by Kendall Hunt, will take place on July 1, July8, and July 13, 2021. Tailored for K–12 leaders and educators, the virtual sessions will equip participants to design individualized equity plans.
The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation offers grants for bookmobile programs across the nation that serve children from disadvantaged populations. The grants support organizations that operate a lending bookmobile that travels into neighborhoods populated by underserved youth.