Grants Awarded

The Longview Foundation funds education activities in:
State Networks on International Education, Internationalizing Teacher Preparation, and Innovations in International Education.

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Organization Program Area Amount Year Grant Description

Appalachian State University

Internationalizing Teacher Preparation

$20,000

2006

For a program to bring together the university's Teaching Fellows and international exchange students to learn about world regions and cultures and develop programs for local K-12 schools. Learn more >

Center for International Education at Washington International School

Teacher and Schools Grant

$25,000

2006

To support the second annual symposium of a new network of public, private and charter schools in the Washington DC area that are collaborating to internationalize their programs over the next 5 years. Learn more >

East Carolina University College of Education

Internationalizing Teacher Preparation

$25,000

2006

To support internationalization of pre-service teacher education through curriculum modifications, training of academic advisors, professional development for faculty, and international experiences for future teachers. Learn more >

Education Center Santa Fe

State Grant

$15,000

2006

For New Mexico state coalition activities: to identify, review, develop and disseminate international education resources, provide professional development for teachers and support an international student forum.

Foundation Center

Discretionary grant

$1,000

2006

For support of services to grant seekers and foundations. Learn more >

Global Nomads Group

Teachers and Schools

$20,000

2006

For a second year of funding for "The Pulse" a program that connects high school students across the United States for video conference discussions of current events, world affairs and the role they and the United States play on the world stage. Learn more >

Halifax County Public Schools

Teachers and Schools

$20,000

2006

To build a sister school project to help teachers develop online activities to help their students learn with students in other countries and encourage them to consider challenging global careers. Learn more >

Idaho Department of Education

State Grant (returned)

$10,000

2006

To develop a certificated online international education graduation track for high school students Learn more >

Indiana University Center for Social Studies and International Education

Internationalizing Teacher Preparation

$24,117

2006

For a program that will use interactive communication technology to link students teaching abroad with international graduate students on campus, other teacher education students and K-12 students and their teachers in local schools. Learn more >

International Trade Education Foundation

State Grant

$15,000

2006

To support the Washington State Coalition for International Education activities including professional development to assist world language teachers in designing online projects with schools in other countries, conferences on global citizenship and trade, and an international education scholarship for the state teacher of the year. Learn more >

Journeys in Film

Unique Opportunities Grant

$24,500

2006

To bring a program that uses foreign film to build global understanding to middle school students in Los Angeles Unified School District and the Albuquerque Public Schools. Learn more >

National Council the for Social Studies

Teachers and Schools

$3,000

2006

For the Global Educator Award given in honor of James Becker recognizing a social studies educator who has made notable contributions to help elementary, middle or secondary students increase their understanding of the world. Learn more >

National Peace Corps Association

Teachers and Schools

$15,000

2006

To develop global education programs in libraries across the United States in conjunction with Open Houses being organized by NPCA in partnership with the Peace Corps. Learn more >

New Jersey Department of Education

State Grant

$12,000

2006

For New Jersey state coalition activities: to provide online professional development for teachers and build a cadre of Master Teachers through a train-the-trainer program to disseminate online international project based learning throughout the state. Learn more >

Ohio Department of Education

State Grant

$15,000

2006

For Ohio Learn more >

Pennsylvania Department of Education

State Grant

$15,000

2006

For Pennsylvania state coalition activities to continue work of the International Education Advisory Council, develop a strategic plan, build a website of resources and communication tools to support international education. Learn more >

Primary Source

State Grant

$15,000

2006

To support the state coalition activities of the Massachusetts Initiative for International Studies including professional development for educators, increasing community awareness, and educating policy makers. Learn more >

University of Denver, Center for Teaching International Relations

Teachers and Schools

$1,500

2006

For scholarship support for educators to attend the fifth annual International Studies Schools Association conference. Learn more >

University of Kansas

Teachers and Schools

$20,000

2006

To prepare and disseminate teacher training and curricular materials on Africa aligned with Kansas and Missouri standards, the National History Standards, and the Advanced Placement Program. Learn more >

University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education

Internationalizing Teacher Preparation

$24,500

2006

To support strategic planning to internationalizing the teacher preparation program and a pilot collaborative summer teaching program with Sri Lankan educators. Learn more >

University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Education

Internationalizing Teacher Preparation

$23,157

2006

To support the implementation of a new global perspectives requirement in the School of Education and the research to study its impact. Learn more >

Wheelock College

Internationalizing Teacher Preparation

$15,000

2006

For "Fostering Global Citizenship in Pre-Service Teacher Education", a project designed to build awareness of the importance of incorporating international content into teacher preparation and develop a network of teacher educators, administrators and policy makers committed to doing so in the practice, research and policy arenas. Learn more >

World Affairs Council of Connecticut

State Grant

$15,000

2006

To support the Governor Learn more >

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