Brockport Research Institute (BRI) can help with all of your Professional Development needs this year! From a set curriculum to a customized program, we have an extensive network of experienced instructors that will give your organization many choices and resources to fit whatever needs you may have.
Our Professional Development/CTLE Course Catalog for 2017-2018 is now available. To see how we can help your organization with it’s professional learning needs, check it out!
A few highlights from our Catalog
- Grant Writing
- Wellness and Physical Fitness
- Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning
- Online Learning
- STEM Workshops
Don’t see a course that fits your needs? Ask about our customized programs!
Brockport Research Institute is a NYS Approved CTLE Sponsor and a NYS certified M/WBE.
Grant: The Farash Foundation Possibility Grants address the need for funding for smaller 501(c) (3) organizations whose social entrepreneurial projects face limited funding opportunities. The grant supports social entrepreneurial projects that demonstrate fiscal responsibility while changing social needs, creating jobs, and generally helping people in challenging situations. Non-profit organizations can apply for a 1-year grant to support a range of projects, such as purchasing equipment, facility repair, short-term pilot programs, bridge funding until a known revenue stream begins, or skill development training for staff. Indirect costs that are integral to the infrastructure of the organization and necessary to ensure a viable organization, with a maximum of 15% of the grant request, may be considered for funding. This could include rent, utilities, wages for administrative staff, office supplies, telephone service, and equipment. Please read the RFP before applying.
Eligibility: 501 (c) (3) organizations based in Monroe or Ontario counties of New York State.
Dates: Opens August 2, 2017 Due Date: August 23, 2017 Award Date: October 25, 2017
For program/content information: Isobel Goldman at 585-218 9855 x 1802 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Grant Opportunity: Exemplary School Models and Practices (ESMP), A New York State My Brother’s Keeper Initiative
Anticipated Release Date: August 8, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of the ESMP grant is to close the achievement gap and increase academic achievement and college and career readiness (CCR) of students in urban school districts, with an emphasis on boys and young men of color. Grants are awarded to districts that will develop and/or expand exemplary high quality college and career readiness school models, programs and practices that demonstrate cultural and linguistic responsiveness, and emphasize the needs of boys and young men of color.
Brockport Research Institute can provide assistance through the application process for the Exemplary School Models and Practices grant.
The NAIKU Teacher Team School Grant combines professional development and next-gen classroom assessment software to provide the information and tools required for learner-centric assessment in a team environment.
• 30 Teacher Team School Grant awards will be granted
• Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis through September 30, 2017
• Awards include professional development and campus subscription to Naiku next generation assessment software valid from time of award through June 30, 2018
• Teacher teams that wish to use learner-centric common assessments to inform instruction and/or personalize learning for all students are encouraged to apply
For more information, click here.
BRI congratulates Le Moyne and Hood Colleges on their successful NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program proposals! The NOYCE program provides funding for talented STEM professionals to become K-12 math or science teachers.
BRI is proud to partner with Le Moyne and Hood Colleges on these exceptional programs!
The deadline for 2017 NSF NOYCE proposals is August 29. Ask how BRI can help!
BRI congratulates the Ithaca and Sodus Central School Districts on their successful 21st Century Community Learning Center proposals!
The 21st CCLC program provides funding for community learning centers that provide academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for children, particularly in high-poverty and low-performing schools, to meet state and local standards in core academic subjects such as reading, math and science.
BRI is proud to partner with Ithaca and Sodus on these exceptional programs!
New York State regulations require the successful completion of 100 clock hours of acceptable CTLE for registered holders of professional classroom teaching certificates, educational leadership certificates, or Level III teaching assistant certificates if they practice in a NYS school district or BOCES. Acceptable CTLE must be taken from an approved sponsor.
Brockport Research Institute utilizes a network of experienced educators to provide customized professional learning to meet your organization’s needs.
Ask how we can help!
More information on requirements and exemptions can be found at http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/resteachers/CTLE.html
The Connect Kids to Parks grant program will refund up to $1000 of field trip costs for visits to a New York State Park, Nature Center, or Historic Site (Parks), or a Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Education Center, fish hatchery, or selected DEC sites. Grants are available on a first come, first served basis. Grants refund field trip costs including transportation, program fees, entry fees, and/or pavilion fees. Schools, youth bureaus, or afterschool programs pay for services and are reimbursed after the trip.
Field trip locations covered under the program include:
• New York State parks, nature centers or historic sites
• Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Education Centers, or Fish Hatcheries
• Montezuma Audubon Center
• The Center for Nature Interpretation in the Adirondacks
• Adirondack Loj
• Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center
• Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Eligibility: Public schools and village, town, and county youth bureaus in districts with a Title 1 school (preK-12 and school clubs,) Advantage After School Programs, 21st CCLCs.
Timeline: 2017-2018 applications available July 1, 2017.
For more information, visit the program Website: https://parks.ny.gov/environment/connect-kids/grant-program.aspx
The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program offers the NSF’s most prestigious awards to support early-career faculty with the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in their department or organization. Activities of early-career faculty should build toward a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research.
Early-career faculty at all CAREER-eligible organizations- Institutions of Higher Learning, and Non-profit organizations.
Amount- $400,000-500,000 for the 5-year duration.
Applications Due: July 19-21, 2017 (BIO, CISE, HER July 19, ENG July 20, GEO, MPS, SBE July 21.)
For more information, visit https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17537/nsf17537.htm
Brockport Research Institute can provide assistance throughout the application process.
Round 7 of the New York State Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) is now open for projects seeking support from up to $800 million of available funding via dozens of State agency programs. The CFA is the entry point for access to economic development funding in NYS.
Due Date: Applications accepted until July 28th at 4:00pm.
May 25, 2017: Next Public Meeting for the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council
The Finger Lakes Region’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative plan consists of three industry clusters, or pillars, that will act as the core drivers of job and output growth: Optics, Photonics, and Imaging; Agriculture and Food Production; and Next Generation Manufacturing and Technology.
For more information, visit: https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/content/finger-lakes
or download the guidebook here https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/sites/default/files/2017REDCGuidebook.pdf
Brockport Research Institute can provide assistance through the CFA Application process for funding from the Finger Lakes Economic Development Council.