PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

**ALL grant applications are due back to CTL for consideration and processing.**

 

CTL Professional Development Mini-Grant

These funds support individual faculty members or collaborative projects among faculty that enhance professional development. Mini-Grants are awarded to individual faculty (full-time and part-time) to support ongoing research, reimbursement for training/professional development, the purchase of materials that are directly linked to a specific project, etc. All recipients are required share their experiences with the CCM community.

They may choose one of the following formats:

        • Presentation
        • Workshop
        • Article (To be published on the CTL website)
        • Narrative (To be published on the CTL website)

      All proposed projects must align with at least one focus of the CTL mission. The mission statement is below.

      The mission of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at County College of Morris is to facilitate teaching excellence and academic scholarship through:

 

              • Fostering and supporting environments, strategies, and technologies to promote excellence in teaching and learning.
              • Developing and facilitating workshops and programs to enhance teaching and learning processes.
              • Supporting accessible course design and delivery in multiple learning modalities (traditional, online, and hybrid) by applying the Universal Design for Learning guidelines.
              • Helping to develop a culture of evidence-based practice to support teaching and learning.
              • Encouraging and supporting professional development and faculty scholarship.
              • Facilitating an atmosphere of collaboration, camaraderie, inclusiveness, diversity, and recognition of peer excellence.

*If requesting funds for travel expenses, please complete a Travel Request Form (including your signature only). The TRA must be included in the application package. Please access TRA’s via the Faculty and Staff eForms.

Restrictions:

  • One mini-grant per faculty member per academic year.
  • $1000 limit per application. Please do not duplicate any funds that you may be asking from other sources.
  • First come, first-accepted basis.
  • All applications must be typed.
  • All applications must be received (from applicant to CTL) no later than 10 business days prior to the event/conference. Any applications received after that time will not be accepted.
  • Please provide the following with the application:
          •  Name
          • Department/Position Title
          • Email Address
          • Telephone Extension or Number
      • Download the Professional Development Mini-Grant Proposal Form (You MUST use Chrome as your browser).
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      • Louise and Samuel Olshan Endowment for Faculty Professional Development
        Deadlines:
        November 1st for December 1st decision
        May 1st for June 1st decision
        The grant is open to full-time and part-time faculty members. Please provide the following with the application:
                • CCM ID number
                • Position Title
                • Telephone Extension or Number
                • Office Room Number

        Olshan Endowment Criteria (pdf)

        Olshan Endowment Application

        Professional Membership Grants

        The Professional Membership Grants are awarded to individual full-time faculty members for professional membership fees. Each faculty member may be awarded up to $250 per academic year for either one or multiple memberships. All grant requests must come from the CTL office. The recipients must provide an invoice with CCM mailing address along with the application. All applications will be processed as payment to the organization(s), no personal reimbursements per Accounting Policy. The grant is awarded on a first come, first accepted basis. Funding is limited and will be awarded until it has been exhausted.

        In your application (self-generated Word document) please include the following:

        *All proposals/applications must be typed.

                • Your Name
                • Department
                • Date
                • Print out of the association name, mission statement, membership fees, invoice (all membership dues must be within the appropriate fiscal year, for example, July 1  through June 30) **CTL is unable to reimburse funding for memberships.
                • The origination/billing address must be CCM’s address. Please note, the College will not be able to subsidize your membership if the address is not CCM’s.
                  • County College of Morris
                  • 214 Center Grove Road
                  • Randolph, NJ 07869
                • Obtain approval from Department Chair (either a signature on the proposal form or an email confirming approval) sent to CTL.

        Please provide the following with the application:

                  • CCM ID number
                  • Position Title
                  • Telephone Extension or Number
                  • Office Room Number

        Using iPads in the Classrooms Grants

        Deadline: December 31, 2018

         The Center for Teaching and Learning will be funding three Using iPads in the Classroom Grants for each academic year. The grant is open to full-time and part-time faculty members. The acceptance and excitement of using iPads in academia has been shared within the community since the release of the tablet. The versatility and ease of use of the iPads has enabled educators to transform the classroom pedagogy from teacher-centered to student-centered by designing activities that encourage active and deep learning. For this grant, you will work with the Instructional Designer to customize interactive classroom activities using the iPads. Participating faculty will have use of the iPad for training and for the semester the course is delivered in.

        At the end of the process, each faculty member will be awarded with a $300 stipend.

        Please call CTL (x5315 or ctl@ccm.edu) if you have questions or need clarification.

        In your application (self-generated Word document) please include the following: *All proposals/applications must be typed.

        • Your Name
        • Department
        • Date
        • The course you would like to incorporate the iPads into
        • Determine the learning outcomes/goals for the course (both for the instructor and for the students)
        • Obtain approval from Department Chair, either a signature on the proposal form or an email confirming approval sent to CTL.

        Please provide the following with the application:

        • CCM ID number
        • Position Title
        • Telephone Extension or Number
        • Office Room Number

        Please submit your application to CTL via email (ctl@ccm.edu).

        Exploratory Teaching Grants

        Deadline: October 31, 2018

        The Center for Teaching and Learning will be funding four Exploratory Teaching Grants for each academic year. The purpose of this grant is to provide opportunities for faculty members to try innovative ways of teaching (i.e. interdisciplinary projects, flipped classrooms, etc.). The grant is open to full-time and part-time faculty members. CTL staff members will work with grant recipients to meet their outcomes. At the end of the process, each faculty member will be awarded with a $500 stipend. Faculty members will also be required to share their experiences with the College community.

        Please call CTL (x5315 or ctl@ccm.edu) if you have questions or need clarification.

        In your application (self-generated Word document) please include the following: *All proposals/applications must be typed.

                  • Your Name
                  • Department
                  • Date
                  • The course you would like to work in
                  • Determine the learning outcomes/goals for the course (both for the instructor and for the students)
                  • Obtain approval from Department Chair, either a signature on the proposal form or an email confirming approval sent to CTL.

        Please provide the following with the application:

                    • CCM ID number
                    • Position Title
                    • Telephone Extension or Number
                    • Office Room Number

        Please submit your application to CTL via email (ctl@ccm.edu).