Fund For Teachers
Fund for Teachers has awarded $30 million in grants to nearly 8,000 of America's top educators. FFT Fellows have traveled to 151 different countries on all seven continents. Fund for Teachers honors the professionalism of dedicated teachers and values their judgment as to what best impacts their practice​.

All fellowships awarded are self-designed. To learn more about our teachers and their projects use the search tool provided below.

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Subject Area Grade Level Project Description School Location Destination City Destination State Destination Country Destination Continent Name School Name Fellowship Year Program Post Fellowship Report
Other 12 Participate in "Destination Diversity: The Journey Home" a staff development program that allows teachers to visit and document the sites of the major civil rights events of the twentieth century Ada, OK Atlanta Georgia United States North America Deanna Compton Ada 2006 Oklahoma Program
Science 4-5 Attend Teacher Camp at Sea World in San Antonio, Texas Stillwater, OK San Antonio Texas United States North America DeeDee Liebenau Richmond Elementary 2006 Oklahoma Program
Science 3 Learn about the indigenous wildlife, river habitat and environmental health of the Potomac and Anacostia watersheds. Washington, DC Multiple MD, DE, DC, WV United States North America Helen Butts E.L. Haynes Public Charter School 2006 Washington DC Program
Other 10 Take one course on foods and nutrients at Hofstra U/NYC and one on tropical botany at Hofstra U/Jamaica, then enroll in an agriculture workshop in Berkeley (CA) and visit the Edible Schoolyard Hyde Park, MA New York, Berkley, and Montego Bay NewYork, California, Jamaica United States North America Lorna Mathieu Hyde Park High School 2006 Boston Program
Math 4th Embark on a journey to interview and record young adults who have started their own business in the US. Atlanta, GA New York New York United States North America Ayana Oden Herndon Elementary 2006 Atlanta Program
Language/Cultural Immersion 4 Travel to Mexico for a cultural and historical excursion. Springfield, MA Denise Greenberg Alice B. Beal Elementary School 2006 EL Education Program
Visual/Performing Arts K1/K2 Work with two professional photographers to sharpen skills and capture images of Boston’s architecture and use the new skills to create a book with students on photographs of their own architecture: buildings they make of blocks Jamaica Plain, MA Boston Massachusetts United States North America Liana Bond Young Achievers Science & Math School (K-8) 2006 Boston Program
Language/Cultural Immersion 1 - 5 A study of the diverse cultures of Polynesia Tulsa, OK Lowell Ratzlaff Anderson 2006 Oklahoma Program
History/Social Studies 5th Participate in a week-long intensive session at the Colonial Williamsburg Teaching Institute. This program allows individuals to work alongside museum staff and take part in 18th Century simulations Broken Arrow, OK Colonial Williamsburg, VA VA United States North America Amber Jones McAuliffe 2006 Oklahoma Program
Visual/Performing Arts 9-12 Grand Tour of Museums and Historic Sites in Europe. Spencer, OK Paris France France Europe Belinda Christ Star Spencer High School 2006 Oklahoma Program
Language/Cultural Immersion 9-12 Attend an immersion program in Antigua, Guatemala and tour the historical sites and cultural attractions. KATY, TX Antigua Sacatepequez Guatemala North America Julie Thigpen KATY H S 2006 Greater Houston Area Program
History/Social Studies 5th Participate in a week-long intensive session at the Colonial Williamsburg Teaching Institute. This program allows individuals to work alongside museum staff and take part in 18th Century simulations Broken Arrow, OK Merry Lahti McAuliffe 2006 Oklahoma Program
Other 9 Travel to Costa Rica to participate in research at a field station in a tropical rain forest. Baltimore, MD San Jose La Selva Research Station Costa Rica North America Karen "Rennie" Watson Baltimore Public High School No 426 - Lake Clifton 2006 EL Education Program
Other 9 Travel to Costa Rica to participate in research at a field station in a tropical rain forest. Baltimore, MD Harik Cofer Baltimore Public High School No 426 - Lake Clifton 2006 EL Education Program
Science 3 Attend the "Habitats and Culture of Costa Rica" course to enrich science teaching techniques. HOUSTON, TX San Jose Guanacaste Costa Rica North America Debra Pogue PINE SHADOWS EL 2006 Greater Houston Area Program
Visual/Performing Arts K1 Reinvigorate the creative process in a nineday workshop in Barcelona, Spain, through storytelling, writing, photography, collage, mapmaking, and more Roslindale, MA Barcelona Catalonia Spain Europe Amy Sicairos Sumner Elementary School 2006 Boston Program
Literacy 1st and 2nd Attend a literacy conference entiltled Creating Thoughtful, Strategic, Independent Readers: What Matters Most? Milwaukee, WI Denver CO. United States North America Kristin Stoddard Academy of Learning and Leadership 2006 EL Education Program
History/Social Studies 10,11,12 Study effects of imperialism on Uganda’s culture. Bronx, NY London, Bristol, Kampala, Nyakibale,Queen Elizabet England, Uganda Uganda Africa Michael Walsh Bronx Leadership Academy II 2006 New York City Program
Other 12 Study political action, economic policy, and language in Bolivia. Brooklyn, NY Cochabamba Cochabamba Bolivia South America Kate Sugarman Brooklyn School for Global Studies 2006 New York City Program
Other 7 Travel to Oxaca, Mexico to research and compare the contributions of Africans to Mexico and the United States. Atlanta, GA Oaxaca Veracruz and Costa Chica United States North America Monica Herring 2006 Atlanta Program
Science 2 and 3 Attend two raptor migration workshops. Rochester, NY Orwigsburg and Cape May PA and NJ (respectively) United States North America Christopher Dolgos The Genesee Community Charter School 2006 EL Education Program
Visual/Performing Arts 1-6 Participate in a three-week study of traditional Irish Music in Ireland at the Willie Clancy School and the South Sligo School Moore, OK Tubbercurry County Sligo Ireland Europe Marilee Tussing Southgate/Rippetoe Elementary 2006 Oklahoma Program
History/Social Studies 6th & 7th Teach English and technology in a program for homeless Vietnamese children. Create a curriculum that fosters cultural awareness. Brooklyn, NY Nha Trang Khanh Hoa Vietnam Asia Nina Ciatto Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies 2006 New York City Program
Science K Attend an excavating expedition to observe real world applications of inquiry and the scientific method. HOUSTON, TX Orce Andalusia Spain Europe Thao Edelson ROBERTS EL 2006 Greater Houston Area Program
Math 6, 7, 8 Spend two weeks as a visiting researcher at the Freudenthal Institute in the Netherlands to increase knowledge of math curriculum development, assessment, numeracy, and algebra Roxbury, MA Utrecht Netherlands Netherlands Europe Ann Ruggiero Mission Hill K-8 School 2006 Boston Program
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