Spring 2013 Professional Standards Commission (PSC) Idaho State Department of Education Grant
for Educators

The Professional Development Committee of the PSC would like to fund professional development opportunities for educators in the state of Idaho.

Grants for up to $500 will be made available to applicants every three years. We hope that you will write creative and innovative proposals with your colleagues and for your students. Grant monies cannot be used to obtain credit.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Upon receipt of award letter, please notify the PSC of your acceptance of the grant.

A 1-page reflective paper is due to the PSC within 60 days of your project completion. If it is not received, your district will not be eligible to receive grant money in the future.

PSC and State Department of Education members are not eligible for grants.

Idaho State Department of Education
Grant Application

Purpose: to fund professional development opportunities to certificated Idaho school employees. The PSC will grant up to $500 toward the cost of professional development activities.


1. Please complete the following information below.

2. Fall & Spring applications must be received by November 15 & April 1 each year.

3. Grant will be awarded to the school district who will, in turn, deliver grant to educator.

4. Please reflect upon this professional development in a letter emailed to the PSC no later than 60 days after the completion of your project. Administrators – please allow your award winner to share their experiences with colleagues.

PSC – Professional Development Contact:
Katie Rhodenbaugh

Evaluation Criteria: Proposals will be evaluated on the following:

  • Professional development activity potential for demonstrated impact on classroom teaching
  • Clarity of statement regarding the project’s potential for enhancing teaching practice
  • Number of people (teachers, students, parents, stakeholders, etc.) impacted
  • Appropriate budget
General Information:
Today's Date:
Applicant Name:
School Information:
Principal's Email:
School Name:
Grant Information:
Professional Development /
Activity Title:
Activity Date:
Amount Requested:

1. How will this activity enhance your own teaching practice and impact the education of others? (Please include if you plan to share this project with other classes/grades/buildings, etc.)

2. If the proposed project involves attendance at a conference and/or workshop, please provide specific information (copy of brochure).

3. Budget description (travel, registration, materials)

4. How did you hear about this grant opportunity?

5. Additional Information.

By submitting this form, I hereby agree that grant monies will be spent as indicated above. I agree to submit a 1-page reflective paper to the PSC within 60 days of activity completion.