Quality Partnership Grant Program aims to raise student achievement by
supporting rigorous and relevant professional development for K-12 teachers.
Through a competitive award process, this federally-funded program supports institutes and
seminars led by schools and colleges that strengthen both teacher content
mastery and teaching skills, especially in mathematics and science.
2017 Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Projects
Project NESSLIE (Year 3): Next Gen Earth and Space
Sciences and Literacy Instruction Expertise, Central Connecticut State
University and the Connecticut Science Center
This project blends science instruction with literacy
practices during a summer institute and school year sessions in which teachers
will create and implement their own standards-aligned earth science units. The
institute is open to 32 middle school science teachers from 10 districts
including Hartford, New Britain, Meriden and Waterbury.
Project IMS: Integrating CCSS Math into NGSS
Hartford and the Connecticut Science Center
During a 2-part summer institute and school-year sessions,
teachers will integrate math into science lessons using expert-developed
lessons. Thirty middle school science teachers from Bridgeport, Hartford,
East Hartford, Southington and Windham will participate.
NGSS and CCSS in the Elementary Classroom, Southern Connecticut State University
Thirty elementary teachers from Hamden, New Haven and West
Haven will participate in a summer learning academy and school year coaching
session in science and math content fields and standards.
Dr. Adam Goldberg
Implementing GIS-based integrative Learning into
the NHPS Social Studies Curriculum
New Haven K-12 social studies teachers will update their
skills in geographic information systems, create inquiry-based lessons and serve
as mentors and coaches.
Dr. Elsie Okobi
Lisa Negro (860)947-1801