Professional Development

Providing opportunities through funding partner programming to support professional development and leadership training which is crucial to building quality teachers.

Teach For America

In 2015, the CFP Foundation entered into a partnership with Teach for America (TFA) through the Extra Yard for Teachers program with the goal of providing professional development. TFA’s mission is to enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation’s most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence.

The Fiesta Bowl and the Allstate Sugar Bowl have joined the CFP Foundation in support of Teach for America and provided match funding surrounding their communities totaling $300,000.

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Alliance for Catholic Education

A unique partnership between the CFP Foundation and Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) program was formed in fall of 2015. The CFP Foundation directed funds towards the ACE program in coordination with 2015 Extra Yard for Teachers Awareness Week for the purpose of contributing to ACE’s mission of recruiting and training the next generation of teachers and offering an array of programs to strengthen teachers in Catholic schools.

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As a backbone organization for collective impact as well as part of the Strive Network, Commit! is making a profound impact on educational outcomes in North Texas. The partnership with Commit! involves support of various initiatives, including support in hosting the Extra Yard for Teachers Legacy Summit - Dallas.

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Urban Teachers

Urban Teachers has emerged as a national leader in teacher development and placement. This partnership includes support of their development strategies and the expansion of their program to communities throughout the United States.

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Teaching Trust

Teaching Trust is dedicated to supporting the development of high achieving teachers that have the potential to be high performing administrators. In 2015, the CFP Foundation was proud to support this valuable programming.

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University of Arizona

The University of Arizona’s College of Education and Sahuarita Unified School District (SUSD) partnered to create a unique program to support the recruitment and professional development training of new teachers for SUSD. The CFP Foundation was pleased to support this initiative surrounding the 2016 College Football National Championship hosted in Arizona.

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