Belmont University hosted the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association’s Grant Writing Workshop on May 31. The workshop offered suggestions about grant writing and information about grants available from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) in the area of K-12 teacher professional development.
Mike Krause, Director of Academic Affairs at THEC outlined THEC’s next grant opportunity – Improving Teacher Quality, which will be released in July. David Sevier, Deputy Executive Director with Tennesse’s State Board of Education and Scott Eddins, Research Associate with the State Board shared their perspectives on grant writing as seasoned grant evaluators. Over 60 individuals from 15 TICUA institutions participated in the workshop.
Belmont’s Director of Technology Services Randall Reynolds also addressed lecture capture at the TICUA’s annual IT Retreat on May 18 .
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