Education Grantees In School 2011

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Bayshore, Belmont, and Brisbane school districts San Mateo County Third-year support for the ACCESS program to strengthen instruction for 1,689 students who have tested Far Below Basic, Below Basic and Basic on the 2010 California Standards Test. ACCESS will continue to invest in professional development and sustaining a multi-district learning community. $100,000
Downtown College Prep and ACE Charter Schools Santa Clara County Third-year support for the Path to Algebra Proficiency for Low Achievers program to provide teachers with content knowledge and skills to create curricula, assessments and data analysis tools that will propel more than 700 students to Algebra proficiency and increase the organization's ability to sustain and share its academic model to a growing school network. $95,000
East Palo Alto Charter School San Mateo County To support Mathematics and Mindset: A Framework for Long-Term Success, a program to ensure sustained student performance by increasing the ability of mathematics teachers to help students develop problem-solving skills and habits that will allow them to succeed in higher-order math classes. $48,000
Jefferson Elementary School District San Mateo County Second-year support for the Two Way and Reciprocal Math & Language Coaching Program, a comprehensive professional development program for middle school mathematics teachers and coaches designed to increase classroom effectiveness and reduce achievement disparities between English Language Learners and other underserved student groups relative to their peers. $99,476
KIPP Heartwood Academy Santa Clara County To support the Math Professional Development Program, which will establish a formal professional learning community and a coaching and mentoring program for the school’s four math teachers. $40,000
Krause Center for Innovation, Foothill College San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Second-year support to implement the Faculty Academy for Mathematics Excellence program. FAME is a professional development program 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. $99,200
New Teacher Center Santa Clara County Third-year support for the Collaborating for Academic Success in Algebra program. CASA provides targeted professional development for new and veteran mathematics teachers, mentors and administrators in grades 6-8 and measures program success. The program will target 44 new math teachers who reach approximately 3,000 students each year and five mentors to support these new teachers during the school year. $100,000
Pacifica School District San Mateo County Second-year support for the Equity and Excellence through Collaboration and Coaching program. The program seeks to close the student achievement gap and have more students successfully complete Algebra 1 by supporting teachers, coaches and principals as they collaborate in pursuit of academic equity and excellence for all students. $50,000
Pivot Learning Partners Santa Clara County Third-year support for the Algebra Success Network project. A professional development program for 5th to 8th grade mathematics teachers and key administrators from the Alum Rock and Oak Grove school districts, the network will help align instructional practices to ensure a seamless transition of students from elementary to middle school mathematics and ensure equitable student access to Algebra I. $90,000
Price Middle School Santa Clara County Third-year support to work with elementary feeder schools, Fammatre Charter School and Bagby Elementary, to close the achievement gap through coaching and professional learning communities involving all 10 teachers in the math departments. $48,300
San Jose State University Tower Foundation San Mateo County Third-year support for the Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative Coaching Institute, a one-week summer institute with five follow-up workshops for 50 middle school math teachers and 14 coaches. $100,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara County Second-year support to grow Teach for America’s Impact on Student Algebra Outcomes in Silicon Valley, a program that seeks to create mathematics-specific content teams to accelerate instructional effectiveness in foundational algebra for Teach For America's corps members in Silicon Valley. $75,000
Teach For America – Bay Area San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Third-year support for the Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative Coaching Institute, a one-week summer institute with five follow-up workshops for 50 middle school math teachers and 14 coaches. $76,986
WestEd–Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program San Mateo County To support the Professional Learning Team Project - Teachers Empowering All Mathematics Students, which will provide tailored professional development and tools for 20 middle school mathematics teachers in San Mateo County districts. $75,000
Willow Oaks School San Mateo County To support the Professional Learning Team Project, which will provide 4th-8th grade teachers with professional learning time to collaborate and increase student achievement. $29,300
   
Total
$1,126,262