How can educators remain sensitive to students’ needs and protect themselves from risk when interacting with students, parents, and colleagues in complex situations? With the ProEthica program, educators have tools to develop decision-making skills based on open communications and a professional ethics framework. This self-paced, online program provides real-life scenarios of situations educators encounter to help develop awareness of professional risk, the value of subscribing to a code of professional ethics, and the power of collaborative decision-making. The ProEthica program helps build trust among colleagues while protecting the teaching profession and supporting the welfare and safety of students.
The Clean Tech Competition is a worldwide research and design challenge for precollege youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.
Annie’s Homegrown, Inc. offers grants to schools and educational programs to build an edible school garden (for example, growing fruits, vegetables, herbs, grains) in the United States. Two types of grants are available: Getting Startedgrants for a new garden program and Digging Deepergrants for already existing programs.
The Salad Bars to Schoolsprogram donates salad bars to schools to increase access to fruit and vegetables for school children. The Chef Ann Foundation awards grants based on a formula that assesses readiness to implement and launch a salad bar lunch program and application date.