2014 COSEBOC Annual School Awards

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2014 COSEBOC Annual School Awards

The COSEBOC School Awards program is intended to celebrate successful schools. The COSEBOC Schools Award program will:

  • Identify, recognize, and reward schools that have a proven track record of effective pre K-6 education of its male students of color
  • Promote the replication of promising practices that contribute to the success of these schools
  • Demonstrate to the public that schools can successfully educate male students of color

Eligible Applicants

Any pre K-6 school in the United States (including district, charter, or private schools) where at least 25% of the male students are students of color (African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic, Native American, Multi-racial).

COSEBOC School Award Recipients

  • Receive $10,000 cash grant
  • Attend and present on their strategies and promising practices at 2014 COSEBOC Gathering of Leaders in Jackson, MS
  • Participate in national COSEBOC public education campaign highlighting their successes and promoting practices that contribute to their success

2014 School Awards Application: Instructions for Completing & Submitting Application

2014: Sample Form & Application

Application Content:  To be considered for a 2014 COSEBOC Schools Award, a school must complete the Online Form listed in the chart below. A school is encouraged but is not required to submit the support materials listed in the chart below.

Item Recommended Length
Online Form All relevant items completed
Support Materials 1: Letters from parents and students Not to exceed 10 pages (2 pages per essay)
Support Materials 2: Letters of recommendation Not to exceed 6 pages (2 page per letter)
Support Materials 3: Additional materials Not to exceed 15 pages

Format:  Please answer all questions in the electronic survey.

Notice of Intent to Apply: If you want to apply for an award, you must send an email ASAP to SchoolAwards@coseboc.org with a contact name and email. We will respond with a personalized link to the Online Form.

Electronic Submission:  To submit your application 1) complete the Online Form and 2) attach all SUPPORT MATERIALS documents to an email.  You do not need to complete the Online Form all at one time. You may use your personalized link to modify or add information until the application deadline. Attached is a sample Online Form which includes all of the information you will be required to complete. However, you must complete the Online Form to be eligible. We will not accept the form as a file or in hard copy. We strongly recommend that applicants prepare answers elsewhere and then paste it into the online application. All SUPPORT MATERIALS documents should either be in Word format or converted to PDF and titled with your school’s name. The deadline for submitting the application is 5 pm on January 20, 2014. The Online Form will be closed at this time and therefore cannot be modified after this time. Applications not sent by the deadline date will not be reviewed for the 2014 COSEBOC School Award.

Timeline:

December 4, 2013 Release of 2014 COSEBOC School Award Application Package
December 12, 2013 Technical Assistance Webinar
January 20, 2014 Deadline for submission of complete application
Mid March 2014 2014 COSEBOC School Award recipients notified
March 2014 COSEBOC staff work with award recipients on their presentations for the 2012 Gathering of Leaders
April 25-26, 2014 COSEBOC 2014 Gathering of Leaders in Jackson, MS

For more information regarding the School Awards program, please consult the application packet.

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