Education Grantees In School 2010

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Across the Bridge Foundation Downtown College Prep/ACE Charter School Santa Clara Second-year support for the Path to Algebra Proficiency program to provide teachers the content knowledge and teaching skills to create curricula, assessments and data analysis tools to propel students to Algebra proficiency. $94,952
Bayshore Elementary School District San Mateo Second-year support for the ACCESS Program to strengthen instruction for students from four school districts who have tested below proficient on the California Standards Test by investing in professional development for middle school math teachers and building a multi-district learning community. $100,000
Foothill College's Krause Center for Innovation San Mateo and Santa Clara Second year support for the Faculty Academy for Mathematics Excellence (FAME) professional development program. The program is designed to increase the effectiveness of middle school mathematics teachers in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties so more students are prepared to take and successfully complete Algebra I in the 8th and 9th grades. $97,950
Jefferson Elementary School District and U.C. Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science San Mateo Support for a district partnership with the Lawrence Hall of Science to implement a comprehensive professional development program for mathematics teachers and coaches in the middle grades. $90,525
Mountain View Whisman School District Santa Clara Second-year support for the Math Accelerated Program to improve instructional support for lower-performing students, mainly of Hispanic or Latino descent. $100,000
New Teacher Center and Silicon Valley New Teacher Project Santa Clara Second-year support for the Collaborating for Academic Success in Algebra (CASA) program, which seeks to increase the effectiveness of mentors, new math teachers and school administrators by improving their content knowledge and instructional practice. $100,000
Pacifica School District San Mateo Support for the Equity and Excellence through Collaboration and Coaching program for teachers, coaches and principals. $50,000
Pivot Learning Partners San Mateo and Santa Clara Support to implement a professional development program for mathematics teachers in grades 5 to 8 and for key administrators. $73,000
Price Middle School/Cambrian School District Santa Clara Support for a collaboration with elementary feeder school, Fammatre Charter School, to strengthen a comprehensive strategy to close the middle school achievement gap. $48,300
RAFT San Mateo Support for the Math Inquiry Learning Project, a professional development program for teachers. $50,000
San Jose State University Research Foundation San Mateo Second year support for the Silicon Valley Math Initiative to provide a comprehensive professional development program for teachers and coaches in San Mateo County middle school districts. The goal is to increase the number of teachers whose understanding of mathematics enables them to provide the highest quality mathematics instruction. $100,000
Sustainable Valley Foundation of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Santa Clara Second-year support for Silicon Valley: A Laboratory for Learning, an initiative of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and its Sustainable Valley Foundation to provide professional development for mathematics teachers in Santa Clara County using the Intel curriculum. $75,000
Teach For America - Bay Area San Mateo and Santa Clara Support for regional implementation and evaluation of professional learning communities of Algebra 1 teachers. $70,000