Innovate to Accelerate

Language Learning Grant

Have great teaching ideas but a limited budget? We can help!

Now Accepting

Applications for Spring 2020

Application Deadline - January 15, 2020

NEW!  Congratulations FALL 2019 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Janet Covington Sugarloaf Elementary, Hendersonville, NC

"Building Thinking and Writing Skills in ELLs"

Lori Holguin Millers Creek Elementary - Millers Creek, NC

"The World in our Hands - Bringing the World to Life in Our Classroom"

Jamie Stokes Walker Gamble Elementary - Turbeville, SC

"PEER (Partners in English Experiences and Reading)"

Andrea Thompson Pinecrest Elementary - Greenwood, SC

"Literacy and Language Building at Home"


Lisa Allen - Grove Elementary School - Piedmont, SC

Stacey Westberry - Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School - Batesburg-Leesville, SC

*Only SC applications were submitted for the Spring 2019 Grant.  


Marcie Enlow - Saluda Elementary School - Saluda, SC

Jennifer Gooding - Gilbert High School - Gilbert, SC  

Mabel Lamprea - Southern Wayne High School - Dudley, NC  

Lynn PlummerCentral Elementary School - Albemarle, NC    


To provide Carolina TESOL members an opportunity to enhance the educational experience of English language learners by supplying financial aid (up to $750) for activities/initiatives that promote learning.

The intent is to allow for more creative learning opportunities not normally supported by the school budget that will advance English language acquisition.

Two applicants from each state, North Carolina/South Carolina, will be awarded grants up to $750 each semester, not to exceed $6000 per year.


Applicant must be  a Carolina TESOL member in good standing in an educational role that directly impacts English learners in NC and/or SC.

** Not a member?  Become one here: Membership Application

Each member is eligible to be awarded one grant per academic year.

Activities/initiatives should be those that have the most impact on students and English language acquisition. 

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