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
Language/Cultural Immersion 6th - 8th Grade Conduct School visits in multiple locations across the Dominican Republic to observe ESL teaching methodologies and create best practices for dual-language instruction for the large percentage of students emigrating from there. Boston, MA Puerto Plata Dominican Republic North America Monica Wood Hurley K-8 2018 Boston Program
Language/Cultural Immersion 6th - 8th Grade Conduct School visits in multiple locations across the Dominican Republic to observe ESL teaching methodologies and create best practices for dual-language instruction for the large percentage of students emigrating from there. Boston, MA Helen Sullivan Hurley K-8 2018 Boston Program View Report
Science 9 - 12th Grade Participate in the Center for Disease Control's Science Ambassador Fellowship Program in Atlanta to deepen expertise in public health, allowing me to develop curricular experiences that prepare my students for their chosen career path. Holyoke, MA Atlanta Georgia United States North America Eric Levine Holyoke High School 2018 EL Education Program View Report
Visual/Performing Arts Pre-K - 5th Grade,6th - 8th Grade Participate in the National Dance Institute's Teacher Training Intensive in New York to learn new ways of creating engaging choreography and performances for middle schools students, 50% of whom emigrated from Latin American countries. Jamaica Plain, MA New York New York United States North America Kim Knight Curley K-8 2018 Boston Program View Report
History/Social Studies 9 - 12th Grade Join Boston Public Schools' professional cohort in South Africa for a comprehensive look at successful and transferable approaches to education that will further students' skills critical for developing into thoughtful, questioning, and conscientious citizens who better their communities. Jamaica Plain, MA Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria South Africa Africa Stephanie Diaz Margarita Muniz Academy 2018 Boston Program View Report
Math 9 - 12th Grade Film in Japan a documentary on Tetsuya Miyamoto, inventor of the KenKen logic puzzle, to document for fellow educators the concepts of lesson structures and cognitive load and also create related learning for film, math and humanities students in an arts magnet high school. Boston, MA Tokyo Japan Asia Christopher Flaherty BPS Boston Arts Academy 2018 Boston Program View Report
Math 9 - 12th Grade Film in Japan a documentary on Tetsuya Miyamoto, inventor of the KenKen logic puzzle, to document for fellow educators the concepts of lesson structures and cognitive load and also create related learning for film, math and humanities students in an arts magnet high school. Boston, MA Daniel Sullivan BPS Boston Arts Academy 2018 Boston Program View Report
Visual/Performing Arts Pre-K - 5th Grade Participate in The Creativity Workshop's Barcelona experience, followed by an individual study of Moorish architecture in southern Spain, to inspire new learning that integrates pattern, math and art. Boston, MA Barcelona, Seville, Cordoba, Grenada Spain Europe Constance Cummings BPS Clap Elementary 2018 Boston Program View Report
History/Social Studies 9 - 12th Grade Participate in an archaeological field course investigating ancient rock art from the Paleolithic through the Roman era, then independently research techniques and medium used in ancient art of Naples and Pompeii, to educate students on the historical context and multifaceted nature of symbols and how they can both divide and unite a society. Harvard, MA Milan, Naples, Paspardo, Pompeii Italy Europe Kristin McManus The Bromfield School 2018 All Other Schools View Report
Science 9 - 12th Grade Earn Rescue Diver Certification and complete Divemaster training in Honduras while conducting field research on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System and at the Whaleshark & Oceanic Research Center to develop culturally-responsive learning based on theoretical chemical and biological principles involved with diving and offer students "Discover SCUBA" classes at the community's YMCA pool. Dorchester, MA Utila Honduras North America Edwin Yoo Codman Academy Charter Public School 2018 EL Education Program View Report
History/Social Studies 6th - 8th Grade Explore Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan with a teacher delegation to deepen instruction on the history, culture and geography of this important region, specifically about the Silk Road, cultural diffusion and the influence of Islam. Salem, MA Almaty, Bishkek, Kochkor, Ozero Sonkel;
Karakol;
Dushanbe, Khujand, Kuli Iskandarkul;
Bukhara, Khiva, Samarkand, Tashkent
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikstan
Uzbekistan
Asia Susan Brown Saltonstall School 2018 All Other Schools View Report
History/Social Studies 9 - 12th Grade Interview Puerto Ricans about the devastation and after effects of Hurricane Maria to develop case studies for an oral history project that has students explore the impact of this catastrophic storm on residents. Jamaica Plain, MA Caguas, Canovanas, Cataño, San Juan Puerto Rico United States North America Marilu Alvarado Margarita Muniz Academy 2018 Boston Program View Report
Language/Cultural Immersion 9 - 12th Grade Research the cultural and linguistic implications of French colonization in Senegal, Burkina Faso and Cote d'Ivoire to experience nuances of the West African French dialect and inject African history into French language curriculum. Boston, MA Ouagadougou;
Abidjan;
Dakar, Saint Louis
Burkina Faso
Ivory Coast
Senegal
Africa Erik Juergens BPS Snowden International Hi 2018 Boston Program View Report
Visual/Performing Arts 6th - 8th Grade Study photojournalism and storytelling with expert Stella Johnson in Chania, Crete, while documenting personal stories and daily life in Nea Chora to create a documentary narrative of compelling images that tell a story. Framingham, MA Chania Greece Europe Angela Ackerman Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter Public School  2018 EL Education Program View Report
Science Pre-K - 5th Grade Canvass National Parks in the western United States, conducting a bio-blitz at each site with the iNaturalist.org app, to observe the connection between cultural stories and the science of trees and lead students in the creation of cultural stories with visual storytelling. Warwick, MA Fresno;
Three Rivers;
Oakland;
Kalispell, Whitefish;
Port Angeles
cA
CA
California
Montana
Washington
United States North America Allison White Warwick Community School 2018 All Other Schools View Report
History/Social Studies 9 - 12th Grade Participate in an archaeological field course investigating ancient rock art from the Paleolithic through the Roman era, then independently research techniques and medium used in ancient art of Naples and Pompeii, to educate students on the historical context and multifaceted nature of symbols and how they can both divide and unite a society. Harvard, MA Elizabeth Hoorneman The Bromfield School 2018 All Other Schools View Report
Social Justice 9 - 12th Grade Research in Cape Verde the impact of colonialism on its culture and language to work toward creating a welcoming and social justice-oriented school community where students emigrating from there feel valued and empowered. Boston, MA Fogo, Praia, Sao Vicente, Terrafal Cape Verde Islands Africa Amrita Dani BPS Alternative Education HS 2018 Boston Program View Report
Literacy Pre-K - 5th Grade Research the folklore and history of Cape Verde through interviews with artists, entrepreneurs, laborers and scholars to create literacy resources for a pilot school serving a student population that largely emigrated from the island nation. Roxbury, MA Fogo, Praia, Sao Vicente Cape Verde Islands Africa Suzanne McGlone BPS Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot 2018 Boston Program View Report
Literacy Pre-K - 5th Grade Research the folklore and history of Cape Verde through interviews with artists, entrepreneurs, laborers and scholars to create literacy resources for a pilot school serving a student population that largely emigrated from the island nation. Roxbury, MA Erica Pastor BPS Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot 2018 Boston Program
Science 6th - 8th Grade Document the human impact of an increasingly warming planet by researching Hurricane Maria aftermath in Boston to create eighth grade STEAM learning that applies artistic practices to the interpretation and modelling of climate science data. Dorchester, MA Boston Massachusetts United States North America Elizabeth Schibuk Conservatory Lab Charter School 2018 EL Education Program View Report
Literacy Pre-K - 5th Grade Research the folklore and history of Cape Verde through interviews with artists, entrepreneurs, laborers and scholars to create literacy resources for a pilot school serving a student population that largely emigrated from the island nation. Roxbury, MA Mery Zaynoune BPS Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot 2018 Boston Program View Report
Special Education 9 - 12th Grade Explore London's street art, contemporary art, and theatre communities to develop in-depth units about playwrights and artists that prepare students to create four large, school murals in collaboration with Boston Public School’s pilot Fab Lab. Boston, MA London England Europe Warren Pemsler McKinley South End Academy 2018 Boston Program View Report
Special Education 9 - 12th Grade Explore London's street art, contemporary art, and theatre communities to develop in-depth units about playwrights and artists that prepare students to create four large, school murals in collaboration with Boston Public School’s pilot Fab Lab. Boston, MA Ari Hauben McKinley South End Academy 2018 Boston Program View Report
Special Education 9 - 12th Grade Explore London's street art, contemporary art, and theatre communities to develop in-depth units about playwrights and artists that prepare students to create four large, school murals in collaboration with Boston Public School’s pilot Fab Lab. Boston, MA Christopher Busch McKinley South End Academy 2018 Boston Program View Report
Language/Cultural Immersion Pre-K - 5th Grade Observe best practices among dual language schools in Costa Rica to strengthen English Language Learner literacy and create a classroom culture in which all students are appreciated and validated. Boston, MA Guanacaste, San José Costa Rica North America Lindsay Thornquist Hurley K-8 2018 Boston Program View Report
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