CDE Dissemination Grant on Improving Teacher Effectiveness During the 2013-14 and 2014-15 School Years is Available.

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August 19, 2013 Synergy Charter Academy has additional space for other charter schools or small districts to participate in its CDE Dissemination Grant on Improving Teacher Effectiveness during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years. As part of the grant, participating schools will be able to send administrators and teacher mentors to attend free trainings in Los Angeles on the Marzano Teacher Evaluation Model led by a trainer from Learning Sciences International. These trainings normally cost $5,500 per day.

Participating schools/districts must meet the following criteria:

  1. is located in California
  2. have at least 50% of its student population that qualifies for Free or Reduced Price Lunch
  3. have an internal reading or English Language Arts (ELA) assessment tool (such as the Scholastic Reading Inventory) that it administers at least four times per year to monitor student growth
  4. is a stand-alone charter school, is operated by a charter management organization that has three or fewer charter schools, or is a traditional public school located in a district with 5,000 or fewer students

For more information, please contact Jennifer Epps, jepps@WeAreSynergy.org or call 323-835-5145