1. Default Section

The purpose of the grant is to support classroom/research projects and promote the professional development of a promising ELL teacher who is a current member in good standing of Georgia TESOL, has a worthy plan or goal that will ultimately benefit ELL students, but lacks the resources or materials to achieve his or her goal.

Amount: up to $1000

Project: any classroom project or research project that will directly benefit ELL students.
Professional Development: activities such as ELL teacher training classes, webinars, professional workshops, and pre-conference institutes.

Note: This grant cannot be used for any travel, conference registrations, or conference presentations.

Review Committee: Three or more Members-at-Large of the Georgia TESOL Executive Board will conduct a blind review of all complete applications.

Criteria: Applications will be evaluated on the basis of (a) rationale, (b) relevance for ELL students, (c) objectives, (d) implementation plan, (e) your evaluation of the project, (f) budget, and (g) plan for sharing.

* 1. Rationale: Why do you want this grant?

* 2. Relevance: How will your grant project benefit ELL students?

* 3. Objectives: Who is your target population? How will this grant help to meet the standards and expectations of your program?

* 4. Implementation Plan: How will you go about using this grant project in your classroom?

* 5. Evaluation: How will you measure the success of this grant project?

* 6. Itemized Budget: Please provide details on how the grant money would be used and any other funding that you have or will receive related to this project. Please limit the amount of money spent on honorariums.

* 7. Sharing: How will you share your grant project with Georgia TESOL colleagues?