How to Finance Your Professional Development

How to Finance PD

Grants aren’t only for schools or classrooms in need. They also support professional development of individual educators. Professional development increases educators’ educational practices and in turn, improves student performance. Educators can receive grants for research, continuing education, curriculum development, or workshops or conferences. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Grants to Conduct Research

Action Research Project Awards for Teachers
Sponsored by The Hoenny Center for Research and Development in Teaching
Deadline: July 1, annually


NAEA Research Grants
Sponsored by National Art Education Association
Deadline: October 1, annually


Grants for Continuing Education

Teacher Education Scholarships
Sponsored by American Montessori Society
Deadline: May 2, 2016


Robert J. Stevenson Scholarship
Sponsored by Leadership Foundation for Teacher Education of The Association of Teacher Educators and the Stevenson Family
Deadline: July 15, annually


Grant for Curriculum Development

Teacher Development Grants
Sponsored by McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation
Deadline: April 15, annually


Grants for Conferences and Workshops

Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award
Sponsored by National Science Teachers Association and Shell Oil Company
Deadline: December 15, 2016


ILA and RR Reading Conference Travel Grants
Sponsored by Wilmington Book Source, Inc.
Deadlines: Applications are accepted year-round.


To find these opportunities and more, use the GetEdFunding Custom Search and check Professional Development and Adult.


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