Career Education Grants provide Stanislaus County elementary, middle, and high school educators with funding to promote student participation in career-related activities in their schools or classrooms. The elementary school focus is Career Awareness. The middle and high school focus is Exploration of Career Alternatives. (See "Grant Focus" for definitions.)
Grant proposals may be submitted by:
A Teacher Team
Questions regarding the grant application process may be directed to:
Stanislaus Partners in Education Phone: 209.238.1766 /Fax: 209.238.4254
Career Education Grant Focus
Self and Career Awareness
Students have experiences that assist them in gaining an awareness of self and an understanding of the world of work. The proposed activities will facilitate connections between the concepts students learn in school and the world outside the classroom, e.g., the roles they will assume as family members, citizens, and workers.
Middle & High School Levels
Exploration of Career Alternatives
Students gain information about their aptitudes and interests. Based on this information, students begin to explore opportunities and options in broad career areas. They learn how education and workplace requirements relate to career choices. SPIE is particularly interested in activities that promote character education, responsible behavior, and a strong work ethic.
The following are examples only. Other relevant activities are
acceptable. Be creative!
Good Work Habits/Attitudes
Character Education/Workplace Ethics
Problem Solving Activities/Field Trips
Career Activity Days
Critical Thinking Skills
Community Service Projects
Each application is scored based on the following criteria:
Evidence of business linkages............15 pts
(partnerships, advisory, contribution, etc.)
Proposal effectiveness meeting the
concepts defined in "Grant Focus".......15 pts
Evidence of curriculum integration........15 pts
Appropriate date (s) proposal will be
TOTAL POSSIBLE POINTS: 100 pts
A. Grant proposals may be submitted by:
A Teacher Team
Great Valley Academy
Hickman Community Charter
Stanislaus County Office Ed.
B. Applicants may submit only one proposal.
C. The deadline for submission of proposals is
September 22, 2017.
D. Grants will be awarded by November 17, 2017.
E. Grantees are required to electronically send a one-page summary report of their funded grant by May
01, 2018, and provide 4-5 digital photos