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Apply NOW for NEW PASSHE FPDC Grant Opportunity
Faculty Professional Development Programs and Activities Related to Innovation in Teaching and Improvement of Student Learning Outcomes FY 2014-2015

The purpose of this funding is to provide professional development that is required to gain expertise in – to learn – innovative methods of teaching that improve student learning outcomes. The funding categories included in the Request for Proposal for this competition include:

 Classroom Engagement and Active Learning Strategies
Critical Thinking and Inquiry Strategies
Professional and Experiential Learning Strategies
  Persistence, Retention, and Degree Completion Strategies
Assessment to Improve Learning and Students’ Experience Strategies
  Teaching and Learning with Technology Strategies
  Adapting Teacher Education Programs
  Conferences/Webinars

 

The maximum funding amount per project is $10,000 and Cal U is able to submit 2 proposals!

Please click here to view the FPDC Innovative Rubric Form and scoring criteria.

CAL U DEADLINES:
Final Proposal Deadline*
February 23, 2015

If applicant desires a Quality Circle Review, Deadline* is
January 21, 2015.
Faculty will then edit and resubmit by February 23, 2015

*All proposals must be submitted electronically to OSPR
by 3:00 pm on the deadline date

Contact the OSPR at Vogrig@calu.edu if you are interested in pursuing this funding opportunity.



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PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Council (FPDC)

2014-2015 Annual Grant

The PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Council defines professional development as the acquisition of knowledge and/or development of skills related to some aspect of the faculty member's professional responsibilities.  This Annual Grant Program is intended to provide professional growth opportunities for individual faculty although some categories in the RFP allow for teams or groups of faculty. 

The funding categories included in the Request for Proposal for this competition include:

Joint Faculty-Student Research

Scholarly Research

Joint Faculty-Student Public Service

Creative and Performing Arts

Individual Career Enhancement

The maximum funding amount per project is $10,000 and Cal U is able to submit 16 proposals! Grant writers submitting a proposal will have the opportunity to have their proposal reviewed by a Quality Circle Review (QCR) team based on the actual review system to identify areas of the proposal that can be improved and eliminate possible errors.  All QCRs will be conducted from December 1-5, 2014.  Applicants participating in the QCR will have the opportunity to revise and improve their proposal prior to final submission. 

Please click here to view the FPDC review form and review criteria.

CAL U DEADLINES

DEADLINE IF REQUESTING A QCR:  November 24, 2014
Note:  All proposals must be submitted electronically to

OSPR by 3:00 pm on November 24, 2014
All QCRs will be conducted between December 1-5, 2014

FINAL DEADLINE ALL PROPOSALS: January 26, 2015
Contact the OSPR at Vogrig@calu.edu if you are interested in pursuing this funding opportunity.

Apply Now for the Pennsylvania Faculty Health and Welfare Fund Grant!


Cal U may apply for up to three (3) $1,000 Wellness Promotion Grants.

Health Awareness Grant - A $1,000 matching grant for campus-wide wellness and prevention activities
such as wellness fairs and single topic wellness sessions.  Grant applications must include documentation of
dollar-for-dollar matches from campus or community organizations.  The funded activities must include faculty participation.
 
Healthy Lifestyle Grant - A $1,000 grant to fund risk reduction activities that include at least six (6) hours of programming and include faculty participation.  Topics that qualify for grants include, but are not limited to, the following:  weight reduction, smoking cessation, healthy eating, exercise and stress reduction.

All applicants must complete the corresponding application form and submit to the
Office of Sponsored Programs & Research (OSPR) at vogrig@calu.edu by 3:00 pm, April 17, 2015. 
The OSPR will secure the appropriate signatures and submit the application
packet to the Pennsylvania Faculty Health and Welfare Fund.

 

SPIN SystemSpinPlus is available to all Cal U faculty and staff.  To be granted access, please call the OSPR at x1662 to request a username and password, and you can begin to receive funding announcements directly to your inbox.  Already have a username and password, click here to go to SPINPlus website and login

 

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Funding Forecast Calendar

  Please view our Funding Forecast Calendar for upcoming federal deadlines.

Samples of funded FPDC Annual Grant Program proposals:

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Sample 2

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Sample of a funded FPDC Innovation in Teaching Program proposal:

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