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

DC Center for Global Education Leadership

State Grant

$15,000

2009

To support a Global Education Summit and associated report to begin a state-level strategy for globalizing public education in the District of Columbia. Learn more >

Developmental Studies Center

Innovations in International Education

$25,000

2009

To complete development of the the "AfterSchool KidzLit Program for the Global Age" designed to develop literacy and global literacy through units on the geography, history and cultures of diverse peoples and nations. Learn more >

Foundation Center

Discretionary grant

$1,500

2009

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

Indiana Department of Education

State Grant (returned)

$15,000

2009

For the 21st Century Indiana Ambassador in Education Program to engage Indiana global businesses in assisting Indiana schools in developing international partnerships. Learn more >

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Innovations in International Education

$14,622

2009

To support the development of a colloquium on Internationalizing Teacher Education at the NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo. Learn more >

National Council for International Visitors

Discretionary grant

$1,500

2009

Discretionary grant for printing and dissemination of "International Opportunities for U.S. Educators." Learn more >

National Council the for Social Studies

Innovations in International Education

$3,000

2009

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 Summer Learning Association

Innovations in International Education

$22,778

2009

To create a staff development program for All Over the World, a curriculum designed to bring international knowledge and skills into summer programs. The program will include a trainer guide, online training modules with video components, discussion boards and links to curriculum updates. Learn more >

Nebraska Department of Education

State Grant

$15,000

2009

To implement Nebraska Council of International Education activities including a communication strategy to engage policymakers and the public, workshops for educators, online resources, and partnership development. Learn more >

Ohio Department of Education

State Grant

$15,000

2009

For a global institute for teachers, in partnership with Ohio State University, Kent State University, and the Ohio Geographic Alliance. The workshop will help educators make the case for internationalizing across the curriculum, learn strategies to do so and share them with colleagues. Learn more >

United States Board for Books for Young People

Discretionary grant

$1,500

2009

To bring "The Imaginary Library" , an exhibit of 72 original works for art by prominent children's book illustrators from 30 countries, to the United States for the USBBY conference in Chicago and the Evanston Public Library. Learn more >

University of Arizona College of Education

Innovations in International Education

$25,000

2009

For online tools for Worlds of Words (WOW), a project to help educators build international understanding through world literature, including a database of international children's books and two electronic journals. Learn more >

University of Maryland College of Education

Internationalizing Teacher Preparation

$22,500

2009

For a second year of funding for the Global Awareness Teacher Education (GATE) Fellows program to develop a critical mass of faculty committed to internationalizing their teaching for pre-service teachers. Learn more >

University of North Carolina Charlotte College of Education

Internationalizing Teacher Preparation

$22,000

2009

To begin systematic internationalization of teacher education curriculum by developing international modules for key required courses, creating field experiences in schools with a strong international focus, and enhancing opportunities for international collaboration. Learn more >

University of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Internationalizing Teacher Preparation

$20,000

2009

To build partnerships between the university and K-12 schools to integrate field experiences from internationally themed schools and classrooms into teacher education including student teaching, internships, video case studies and online resources. Learn more >

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