14 Years Supporting Quality Learning
Academic year 2014-2015 will be the fourteenth year of the Learning Grants program that supports projects designed to:
- enhance student learning
- promote student success
- further innovation in teaching and learning
Learning grants are flexible and intended to support ideas and projects at the appropriate stage of development. Qualifying proposals will range from formative ideas that explore learning concepts to fully tested models ready to be adopted and disseminated.
Grant Deadline Information:
2014-2015 Application Submission:
JANUARY 16, 2014 through MARCH 7, 2014
4:30 p.m., Friday, March 7, 2014
Award Status Notification: April, 2014
Who Can Apply For Learning Grants?
All faculty, residential, adjunct, and one-year-only (OYO), administrators, and staff are eligible to apply.
Grant Preparation & Information Session:
Prior to submitting your grant proposal, you are required to discuss your project idea with your Vice President of Academic Affairs. You may also want to discuss your idea with your faculty development coordinator and department/division chair.
A grant information session will be held at Mesa Community College on Tuesday,February 4, 2:00 p.m. – 4:o0 p.m. in the Center for Teaching & Learning. Informal Q&A in CTL Lobby from 2:00 p.m. followed by a formal presentation at 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the CTL Conference Room (AS-170). Don’t miss out!
2013-2014 Innovation of the Year Awards
Call for Nominations
Answer the Call for Innovations for the 2013-2014 Innovation of the Year Awards Program! The Maricopa Community Colleges and the League for Innovation in the Community College co-sponsor the annual Innovation of the Year (IOTY) Awards to recognize an employee or teams of employees who have designed and implemented a significant innovation that has had a positive impact on the education of students. One innovation is selected from each College and the District Office. From those winning innovations, a District-wide innovation will be selected to receive the Dr. Paul M. Pair Innovation of the Year Award, which includes $2,000 to be used to further the winning innovation.
All employees are invited to nominate innovative projects and programs that you have worked on over the past year. To get started, review the Innovation of the Year Program information and criterion on the website, http://mcli.maricopa.edu/innovate. Note: If you have previously submitted an innovation that may not have been selected to receive the Dr. Paul M. Pair Innovation of the Year Award, you are welcomed to resubmit. Then complete NEW online Innovation of the Year Nomination Form: mcli.maricopa.edu/innovate/apply to put in your submission.
Online nominations are due Friday, March 7, 2014.
The Process: A winning innovation team selected from each College and District Office will make a presentation to the Innovation of the Year Final Selection Committee on Friday, March 28, 2014, at the District Office. A review committee will identify the one innovation that will receive the 2013-2014 Maricopa Community Colleges Innovation of the Year and that will be the recipient of the Dr. Paul M. Pair Award.
The Celebration: All selected innovations will be celebrated at the Innovation of the Year Awards Program Reception that will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the Rio Salado College Conference Center.
If you have questions, please contact: