The CREST-Ed Grant
CREST-Ed stands for….
Collaboration and Resources for Encouraging and Supporting Transformations in Education.
CREST-Ed is a grant. It’s purpose is to help meet the challenge of preparing and retaining teachers.
There is a need for teachers in critical subjects. But these critical subjects are in high needs schools in urban and rural communities.
The College of Education & Human Development received the grant in the fall of 2014. The College is one of the 24 institutions nationwide that won this award. It is a competitive teacher quality partnership grant.
- CREST-Ed utilizes data to offer resources for the needs of our partners and learners.
- CREST-Ed prepares high-quality teachers.
- CREST-Ed supports teachers through professional development.
- CREST-Ed helps new teachers perform to the best of their ability to benefit students.
The projects or initiatives that the grant will focus on are:
enhancing undergraduate teacher preparation programs through extended field experiences, co-teaching and STEM activities
enhancing graduate teacher preparation programs through residencies that include strong mentor training
promoting STEM through professional development, faculty liaisons and access to advance credentialing support
supporting the implementation of internationally benchmarked, college-and-career ready academic standards through Academy for Future Teachers and Early College High School Program.
The focus will be to train and support 250-300 students who want to teach in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), special education and English as a Second Language (ESOL).
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