2019-20 VAE Creative Classroom Grants - Applications Are Now Open!
Would you like a 3D printer? Or how about Virtual Reality headsets? Innovative seating? Or materials for a PBA/PBL? How about a class set of Edblocks to teach coding? Maybe a one book, one school opportunity? Materials for STEM activities? Novels for a book club?Makerspace supplies? Chrome tablets?Primary sources/artifacts?...
All teachers and staff who have direct instructional responsibility for students (including librarians and guidance counselors) in grades Preschool – 12 in the public schools in the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro and the County of Augusta are eligible to apply.
Projects must be designed, written and implemented by the designated classroom teacher or other professional instructional individual.
Grants of up to $1,500 are available for special teaching/enrichment projects designed for:
Implementation in an individual classroom or with a special student group.
Implementation in multiple classrooms as a departmental, interdepartmental, or school-wide project.
Individual, departmental, or school-wide projects with a particular emphasis on the understanding and use of computer hardware, software, or other technology resources.
Important: Due to the number of excellent grant requests submitted in the previous year, each individual will only be allowed to submit two (2) grants for funding consideration in each year.