CompassLearning Announces Grant to Reward Increased Student Achievement Gained Through Student-Centered, Personalized Education
CompassLearning has announced the CompassLearning Innovation Grant program for 2012.
Q. What is the CompassLearning Innovation Grant? A. The purpose of the grant is to celebrate outstanding examples of increased student achievement through the innovative use of CompassLearning Odyssey to create personalized learning programs in elementary and secondary schools in the U.S.
Q. How do I apply?
A. Click here to download the application.
Q. How much is being awarded? A. A total of $15,000 in grants will awarded by CompassLearning.
Q. Who is eligible to participate? A. Current educators that have an active CompassLearning Odyssey login are eligible to participate.
Q. How is the winner decided? A. Odyssey Innovation Grants will be awarded to three educators who can demonstrate success through personalized learning in improving student achievement and/or closing the achievement gap. Preference will be given to those that can reflect improvement on standardized tests.
Q. Who will serve as the selection chair?
A, Sally M. Reis, Ph.D., a co-founder of Compass Learning’s Renzulli Learning system, will serve as selection chair.
Q. Is there a fee to apply? A. There is no application fee.
Q. Can more than one person from a district apply? A. Multiple applications are welcome from districts, but each applicant may only apply once.
Q. When is the application deadline? A. The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. ET, Friday, September 14, 2012. Grant
recipients will be announced no later than October 1, 2012.