Now Accepting Applications!

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any classroom teacher of Spotsylvania County Schools is eligible to apply for a $1,000 grant for an activity that enhances classroom leadership. The requested grant activity must take place in calendar year 2021 (January 1 – December 31, 2021).
  • In accepting the grant, the teacher agrees to provide documentation of successful completion of the activity and a plan to share leadership skills with colleagues.

Grant Applicant Instructions

  • A complete application packet must be submitted electronically to aksullivan@spotsylvania.k12.va.us by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 19, 2021 to be considered.
  • Application packets must include the following.
    1. A completed SEF Dr. Jerry Hill Leadership Grant application form. All application information must be typed in the fillable-pdf form.
    2. A completed SEF Dr. Jerry Hill Leadership Grant Recommendation form.
    3. Documentation of training activity. This must include a copy of printed description AND printed cost of activity. If applicant has already registered, please include a copy of registration plus the invoice/bill or receipt. If completed, include documentation of successful completion.
  • A SCPS Grant Approval Form with a copy of entire grant application packet must be sent to abelako@spotsylvania.k12.va.us by March 23, 2021.

Other considerations:

  1. Course/Conference/Activity requested must take place in the current calendar year (January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021).
  2. Course/Conference/Activity must support educational leadership.
  3. Upon completion of the course/conference/activity, the grant recipient must demonstrate leadership by performing professional development to enhance growth in the school. A description of how the leadership skills were shared with colleagues must be provided.
  4. Upon completion of the course/conference/activity, the grant recipient must provide documentation of successful completion of the requested training.
  5. Any portion of the $1,000 grant not expended must be returned to the Spotsylvania Education Foundation.

Grant Review Process

In order to be considered, application, supporting materials, and reference must be received by the designated date. The grant application dates and review process are managed by the Spotsylvania Education Foundation Grant Committee. The Grant Committee presents the grant recipient recommendation to the SEF Board for final approval before announcing the recipient.