The Zeiter Center, in collaboration with the Nevada Forward grants seek to develop micro-credential courses for educator professional development. We are seeking a total of eight new microcredential courses which will serve to supplement, reify, and expand the professional knowledge and experiences of educators statewide and beyond.
Creating these credentials help develop world class non-university credit bearing professional development, supporting educators with authentic, meaningful, and relevant experiences positioning them as educational leaders in their contexts.
Previous microcredential courses developed since 2020 have focused on Title I engagement including a focus on: Homelessness and Housing Vulnerability, Science and STEM: Learning, Literacy and Engagement, Learning Analytics for Title 1 settings, and English Language Learners.
Proposal themes should center around one of two broad themes: 1) Parental Involvement and Family Engagement or 2) Identities and Intersectionalities. Each course will develop an introduction module, four content modules, and a synthesis module, following guidelines that will be shared with selected proposers. Each course will total 15 hours of asynchronous engagement drawing upon, video lectures, readings, activities, experiences, and reflections of learning.
Successful course proposers/developers will be compensated with up to $5,000 (funding approach varies for UNLV internal vs. external developers) upon the completion and submission of materials meeting final approval.
Please review the proposal requirements based on your affiliation to UNLV and email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.