Education Grantees - In-School Grantees - 2015

Organization Area Served Purpose Amount
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Through a charter school collaboration between ACE Charter, Alpha Public Schools, Aspire and KIPP, support to build school leaders' and teachers’ understanding of effective CCSS math instruction and assessments through ongoing professional learning communities and professional development. $60,000
Alpha Public Schools, Inc. Santa Clara Through a charter school collaboration between ACE Charter, Alpha Public Schools, Aspire and KIPP, support to build school leaders' and teachers’ understanding of effective CCSS math instruction and assessments through ongoing professional learning communities and professional development. $60,000
Aspire Public Schools San Mateo Through a charter school collaboration between ACE Charter, Alpha Public Schools, Aspire and KIPP, support to build school leaders' and teachers’ understanding of effective CCSS math instruction and assessments through ongoing professional learning communities and professional development. $60,000
Brisbane School District San Mateo Support to provide all students with the skills of the Common Core Standards in mathematics by increasing effectiveness of 10 teachers through ongoing professional learning community. $58,984
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara Support to develop systems and structures providing professional development, lesson design, modeling standards for mathematical practice and for understanding how students learn to ensure all students succeed from K-12 through college. $100,000
Foothill College (Krause Center for Innovation) Santa Clara Support for FAME, a nine-month, Common Core- based professional development program, for 40 6th – 9th grade math teachers. Program is designed to increase student achievement in pre-algebra, algebra and geometry to reduce the achievement gap and promote the use of technology for math instruction. $75,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Santa Clara Through a charter school collaboration between ACE Charter, Alpha Public Schools, Aspire and KIPP, support to build school leaders' and teachers’ understanding of effective CCSS math instruction and assessments through ongoing professional learning communities and professional development. $60,000
New Teacher Center Santa Clara Support to provide professional development to all seven feeder districts’ 28 middle schools’ math Teacher Facilitators (TFs) in the Eastside Alliance. $100,000
Partners in School Innovation Santa Clara Support to build the capacity of 85 teachers to close the achievement gap in middle school mathematics and create structures and systems to ensure continuous learning and improvement. $100,000
San Jose State University Research Foundation San Mateo Support for (1) a comprehensive professional development for 82 teachers and teacher leaders to increase the number of teachers who can provide the highest quality mathematics instruction consonant with the CCSS-M; (2) partial funding of the Coaching Institute 2015 for middle school teachers and coaches in San Mateo County.  $100,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Support to provide professional development to 65 middle school math teachers and their coaches within East Side Consortium of Districts, facilitate articulation between middle school and high school math and ensure equitable math placement practices. $75,000
Stanford University Both Support to create a corps of accomplished teachers (ILC) and leaders strategically positioned in San Mateo and Santa Clara who will provide expertise to over 550 educators. These leaders will support the implementation of school-based practices needed to grow school cultures of professional learning. $100,000
Teach for America, Inc. Santa Clara Support to launch a new model of teacher training and development to accelerate 20 teachers’ knowledge and skill in Common Core-aligned instruction and invest in relationships to bolster collaboration with school and district partners. $50,000
    Total $998,984