The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation has provided $15 million in grants to education organizations that are reinventing public education by developing strong principals, aspiring school leaders, and master teachers.
As part of our commitment to developing campus leaders in the state of Texas, the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation sponsors executive coaching opportunities for Central Texas principals through the E3 Alliance RAISEup Texas program.
The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation sponsors teachers enrolled in the Relay Graduate School of Education in Houston, which offers a competency-based Master of Arts in teaching.
The Teaching Trust is an innovative model of school leadership training focused on equipping principals, teachers, and leadership teams with the skills and abilities required to move the needle in instructional practices and student achievement. Raise Your Hand Texas provided a five-year grant to seed the Teaching Trust in Dallas.
The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation funded New Leaders in Arlington ISD to develop talented educators into transformational school leaders.
Raise Your Hand provided a grant for principals to attend this one-year business training program for K-12 educators in the Houston area. Graduates complete the program well-versed in the business, innovation, organization, and financial management tools they need to affect powerful change.
Raise Your Hand partnered with the Lubbock Independent School District (LISD) for three years (2012-2015) to implement a data-driven process improvement initiative. Raise Your Hand sponsored the campus leadership teams of 13 LISD schools to participate in Harvard University’s Data Wise Improvement Process summer training institute. During the following school year, they received on-site campus support from Harvard University fellows.
Raise Your Hand partnered with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) from 2013-2015 to design a school leadership coaching program to improve organizational and instructional leadership.
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