Diversity in the Curriculum Grants

Horace Mann School promotes the principle of inclusion in all aspects of school life. Faculty members may apply for a Diversity in the Curriculum Grant to incorporate topics and materials into the existing curriculum or to create new units of instruction that help students to develop a deeper understanding of human society’s divergent forms. Faculty members from all divisions and disciplines are encouraged to apply. Recipients may use the summer months to create new activities, choose new readings or materials, and formulate new curricular ideas. Because these grants are for materials and ideas that will be integrated into teaching, recipients should complete their work over the summer or by the end of the first trimester at the latest.

The Grants Committee evaluates each proposal, according to the following guidelines:

Curriculum materials for a full-year project or course that integrates concepts of diversity and inclusion: $1,500-$2,000

Curriculum or materials for medium-term projects (a single unit of study or a one-trimester course): $750-$1,000

Short-term diversity in the curriculum projects: $250-$500

Download Application (.doc)

Download Application (.pdf)

SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)

HM SEED is a year-long monthly series of seminars for faculty/staff led by trained HM SEED leaders. The seminars are three hours, 4:30-7:30pm. Participants may apply for SEED using the application provided. Full information is available in the SEED brochure. A $1,000 stipend will be awarded at the end of the year to participants who successfully complete the seminars (maximum two absences). Partial grants will be awarded for participants with more than two absences on the recommendation of the SEED leaders.

Download SEED Brochure

Link to SEED application

People of Color Conference (POCC) 2019 grants

  • Covered expenses: conference registration, hotel, air/ground transportation, meals (approximately $3,000 depending on conference location)
  • Dates: December 4 - December 7, 2019
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Information: available at pocc.nais.org

Link to POCC application

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