Innovative Teaching Grants


The McAllen EDUCATION Foundation (MEF) is proud to announce their Teacher Innovative Grant opportunities for McAllen ISD teaching staff. Below are links to the MEF Guidelines, MEF Grant Application and a “sample” application. Last year, the MEF awarded 12 Teacher Innovative Grants, which combined, were worth more than $24,000 and benefited more than 3,000 students. Teachers are encouraged to be as creative as they can be in applying for these grants. Staff may apply as an individual or as a team. Applications must be submitted to the campus principal for approval signature. Approved applications must be forwarded to Dr. Silvia Ibarra,, and Mary Lopez,, in the Office of the Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services, no later than 6:00 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2018.