A Message from the Albemarle Foundation for Education During Teacher Appreciation Week

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The Albemarle Foundation for Education (AFE) wants to take a moment during Teacher Appreciation Week to share our gratitude with you. We can all identify a teacher who had a profound and lasting impact on our life trajectory. It is with these memories and stories of impact that AFE serves as a connector of resources to the important work you do for your students and the broader community. Our mission is to generate a community commitment to helping each student in Albemarle County Public Schools thrive. Our work is not possible without you.

We hope that you will consider applying for an Innovations in Education Grants award. Continue reading

There’s Still Time to Apply for a Shannon Grant; Deadline Extended to April 30

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It’s not too late to apply for a Shannon Grant! The Shannon Foundation will continue to accept applications for Level 1 and Level 2 grants through Sunday, April 30. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 to fund your creative project idea! Level 1 grants up to $750 will be awarded to classroom teachers, individually or in teams, for projects that support original and innovative student activities. Level 2 grants up to $5,000 may be awarded to schools for creative projects that enhance student learning across age and grade levels. Continue reading