The Institute for Social and Emotional Learning - Financial Aid Application 2020
Thank you for your interest in attending one of our 4-Day Institutes in 2020!
We are excited to welcome educators from around the country for a week filled with experiential activities, research, innovation and community-building. We have limited funds to offer participants who need financial assistance. Our goal is to distribute Financial Aid in a fair manner that supports teachers' professional development and renewal while maximizing impact to teachers and students, especially in public schools and underserved communities.
4-Day Institutes (costs $2,090):
Hosted at Rogers Park Montessori School in Chicago, IL from June 15-18th, 2020
Hosted at Shady Hill School in Cambridge, MA from June 22-25th, 2020
Hosted at The Nueva School in San Mateo, CA from August 3-6th, 2020
2-Day Alumni Institute (costs $1,390):
Hosted at The Nueva School in San Mateo, CA from July 29-30th, 2020
Application Deadline: MARCH 29, 2020
Decisions emailed by: APRIL 12, 2020
***Please note that IFSEL requires a minimal financial commitment from all schools/participants of $300.00.***
Our 4-Day Institutes cost $2,090.00 to attend and the largest amount of Financial Aid we award is $1,790.00.
Our 2-Day Alumni Institute costs $1,390.00 to attend and the largest amount of Financial Aid we award is $1,090.00.
If you have questions, please email us at
We are offering three locations for our 2020 Institutes, which Institute location would you like to attend? (You can select more than one)
Institute at Rogers Park Montessori School in Chicago, IL from June 15-18th, 2020
Institute at Shady Hill School in Cambridge, MA from June 22-25th, 2020
Alumni Institute at The Nueva School in Hillsborough, CA from July 29-30th, 2020
Institute at The Nueva School in Hillsborough, CA from August 3-6th, 2020
Name and City/State of your School or Organization
Position/Role at School or Organization
Are you seeking support for the full or just part of the registration costs? Please note that we require a minimal financial commitment from all schools/participants of $300. We do not offer assistance for housing or travel.
I am seeking support for the full registration cost (minus my $300 financial commitment)
I am seeking support for part of the registration cost (minus my $300 financial commitment)
If you are seeking support for part of the registration cost, how much financial assistance are you seeking?
Will your school or organization support a portion of the costs to attend the Institute?
If so, what costs will they cover and how much?
Please explain your reasons for wanting to attend the Institute. What are your goals and hopes for yourself and the students you serve?
Please tell us more about your school and your position. In particular, describe the impact that you hope this training will have on the students and teachers in your organization. Please include numbers of students and/or teachers that you hope will be reached and how that will happen. (For example: Will you be teaching classes directly to students? Will you be counseling students? Will you lead professional development workshops for teachers?)
Please let us know anything else that you think we should be aware of in making a decision about supporting you financially to attend the Institute for SEL.
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