Grants

Equity
and Diversity Grant

Deadline: December 1
Purpose: To promote and support equity and inclusiveness with the CCIRA organization as evidenced by increased diversity in membership, leadership, and conference offerings.
Chair: Carla Garcia
Email: carlamgarcia13@gmail.com


Foreign Affiliate/
Colorado Exchange Project Committee Grant

Deadline: March 15
Purpose: The Foreign Affiliate/Colorado Exchange Project Committee is providing a grant up to $1,000 for one or two teachers each year.
Chair: Sonja Compton
Email: bosksonja@gmail.com


STAR Grant

Deadline: March 30
Purpose: To provide encouragement and support for CCIRA members who want to try new reading/writing experiences with their students.
Chair: Kathy Evenson
Email: kat.even6@gmail.com


Supplemental Grant

Deadline: October 8
Purpose: To promote and support activities directly related to reading instruction and/or promotion of literacy in Colorado schools.
Chair: Roxanne Visconti
Email:  rlynn5791@gmail.com


Teacher as Reader Grant

Deadline: March 30
Purpose: To encourage CCIRA members to be involved in a Teacher as Reading Reading Group
Chair: Pam Minard
Email: Pam.Minard@gmail.com


Teacher as Writer Grant

Deadline: April 30
Purpose: To encourage CCIRA members to become involved in Teacher as Writer support groups to promote more effective writing skills.
Chair: Dee Searing
Email: dsearing@aspenk.12.net


Technology and New Literacies Grant

Deadline: September 30
Purpose: To promote the use of technology to support our membership to encourage use of new literacies to enhance students' literacy achievement.
Chair: Teri Romshek
Email: teri.romshek@weldre4.org


Thelma Pett Grant

Deadline: November 15
Purpose: To provide continuing education grant to individuals at the elementary, secondary, remedial reading, and paraprofessional levels who demonstrate potential in the teaching of reading and related subjects.
Chair: Beth Whaley
Email:  bwhaley1329@gmail.com