COLLIER COUNTY EDUCATOR AWARD
“STAND UP FOR JUSTICE”
The 2019 STAND UP FOR JUSTICE Educator Grant recognizes High School, Middle School and Elementary school educators who are innovative in bringing respect for others’ differences into their activities with students in a transformative, impactful, and caring way. The goal is to create a resource for educators of any discipline to incorporate strategies that promote understanding and respect among students, countering bigotry and bullying. This grant recognizes teachers, guidance counselors, school librarians, media specialists, school psychologists, administrators etc.
Students, parents, colleagues and community members are
encouraged to nominate an educator.
Self-nominations are also encouraged and accepted.
For the ninth year a grant has been established by the
Jewish Community Relations Council
of the Jewish Federation of Greater Naples.
All applicants must have created lessons/programs of their own design or successfully made adaptations from other programs, and should be able to show evidence of a positive nature as a result of implementation. These activities should teach students to stand up for justice no matter what racial, religious, cultural, or other differences exist.
Click the link at the upper right of this page for the Grant Application. For additional information please contact the Grant Coordinator, Beth Povlow at 239-393-6306 or MarcoPovlow@hotmail.com.
Examples of prior grant recipient submissions can be accessed by clicking the links on this page.
THE DEADLINE FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS IS FEBRUARY 15, 2019.
This clip was shown on Jan. 12, 2017:
Please click on each section for the KINDNESS PROJECT.
Click here for the Research on benefits of kindness.
Students can fill out I Pledge to Be Kind here.