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Learning Forward Foundation Academy Scholarship

The foundation provides scholarships for school-based and district-based educators engaged in the Academy experience. The foundation also provides the Patsy Hochman Academy Scholarship for a Texas educator at the school or district level engaged in the Academy experience.

The Principal as a Leader of Professional Learning Scholarship

The Principal as a Leader of Professional Learning Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Don Richardson and support the accelerating growth of a principal as he or she focuses on the Leadership standard in the Standards for Professional Learning. Through the support of the foundation, this scholarship supports the principal through Learning Forward Annual Conference participation and individualized executive coaching as he or she converts good performance in his or her school to a new level of superiority of academic learning of staff and students.

Learning Forward Team Grant

This grant supports teams (grade level, school, and district teams) in an effort to advance Learning Forward's vision: Excellent teaching and learning every day. The grant amount is up to $10,000 to support achievement of a challenging goal aligned with the above vision and may include registration fees for the Learning Forward Annual conference for team members.

Learning Forward Foundation Learning System Grant

The Learning Forward Foundation is making available a $20,000 three-year partnership grant for a system whose vision is to transform professional learning in order to promote learning at all levels of the system. This grant was established in honor of the many years of Sybil Yastrow's leadership in NSDC, now Learning Forward, and more recently for her work with the Impacting the Future Now Foundation, now the Learning Forward Foundation. While the grant award covers the consultant expenses of $20,000 for in-district learning and ongoing coaching and implementation during the grant process, the foundation expects the awardee to also contribute up to $20,000 for associated expenses.