Conference Funding Opportunities for NCEs and NTTs

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Funding Opportunities for NCEs and NTTs

Category Description
Opportunities for Newsela Certified Educators and Newsela Teacher Trainers

NCEs  and NTTs can apply to local conferences or professional learning events (GAFE Summit, District event, or EdCamp) to share Newsela PRO implementation strategies and best practices. Before proposal submission, educators will be approved for funding (criteria listed below). Funding includes:  

  • Cost of entry fee for event (up to $300)
  • Newsela Swag Box to share (t-shirts and stickers)
Regional Conference Presenter  

NCEs and NTTs can apply to regional conferences or professional learning events (NCTE, NSTA, NCSS, or regional conferences) to share Newsela PRO implementation strategies and best practices. Before official proposal submission, educators will be pre-approved for Newsela funding (Criteria listed below). Funding includes:  

  • Cost of entry fee for event (up to $400)
  • Newsela Swag Box to share (t-shirts and stickers)
  • 1 extended 60-day PRO Trial license to share
National Conference Presenter 

NCEs and NTTs can apply to national conferences or professional learning events (NCTE, NSTA, NCSS, ISTE, ILA conferences) to share Newsela PRO implementation and best practices.  Before official proposal submission, educators will be pre-approved for Newsela funding (Criteria listed below) Funding includes:  

  • Cost of entry fee for event (up to $400)
  • Cost of airfare to conference location (up to $500)
  • Newsela Swag Box to share (t-shirts and stickers)
  • 3 extended 60 day PRO Trial licenses to share
 

 

National Conference Booth Participant

NCEs and NTTs can apply to volunteer at a conference booth. Participation would include conferences with an official booth (NCSS, NCTE, ILA, ISTE). Educators would help share authentic classroom strategies and introduce other educators to Newsela PRO features. Funding includes:

  • Cost of entry to event up to $500
  • Personal Newsela swag
  • Personal certificate

 

Funding Approval Criteria

 

Proposal Criteria

Newsela PRO Criteria

Event or conference aligns with Newsela goals and mission

Event or conference should promote engagement in literacy and technology for all levels of learners

Proposal aligns with conference or event presentation criteria

Proposal follows the criteria listed for proposal and highlights implementation of Newsela PRO (digital) features in a classroom setting

Creativity and Innovation

Proposal highlights creative and new applications of Newsela content and PRO features - Annotations, Write, Binder


Educator showcases innovative projects and/or  extended learning opportunities from their curriculum

Audience

Audience should include educators and/or admin from K-12 setting in any/ all content areas

Research and Action

Proposal is based on research and actionable classroom activities


Educator should highlight the signs of success within their own school or classroom community

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