Columbia – Summers Strong Supporting Strong Teachers

Columbia Public Schools Foundation “Summers Strong Supporting Strong Teachers”   Summers Strong Supporting Strong Teachers was a mentoring program tailored to the needs of beginning teachers at Summers Elementary, a school with approximately 600 students from various backgrounds. Because of the diversity, Summers can be a challenging school to start a career in teaching. Teachers […]

Lee County— Collegium for the Advancement of Education

Project Highlights   Collegium for the Advancement of Education is a program that shares Best Practices for excellence in teaching based on the integration of the Sterling and Glasser models of Quality Training. Teachers trained in this philosophy develop ways to examine data, set and monitor goals, and utilize quality tools in the classroom. The […]

Hardee County — Not a Gift…a Skill

Project Highlights Hardee District Elementary teachers created or participated in grade specific seasonal and curricular projects during the 2013-2014 school year. From October through April, a specific grade (K-6) collaborated in their classrooms, across the district, and unexpectedly, the world! The projects integrated technology appropriate for the grade level, including interactive White Boards, Google Docs, Edmodo, […]

Miami — Dade- Plant A Thousand Gardens: Collaborative Nutrition Initiative (CNI)

Project Highlights This project used edible gardens as outdoor laboratories, integrated into all subject areas, in order to improve student achievement in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The program’s success has been well documented through the development and use of comprehensive evaluation protocols, including pre- and post-surveys of students, teachers and parents, food-recall instruments and focus […]