What is the Alliance Project Grant?
The Alliance Project partners art, cultural and science organizations
with teachers in creating curriculum applications and learning
opportunities for students. performances, workshops, guest
artists/scientists, and field trips are provided to supplement
The grant covers expenses for approximately 25-30 events at a value of approximately $7,000 in goods and services over the course of a year.
The Alliance Project is funded bythe Science & Cultural Collaborative utilizing funds from the Scientific& Cultural Facilities District. Funding is subject to approval by theSCC/SCFD Boards.
August to September - the SCC Coordinator conducts bi-weekly planning meetings with an interdisciplinary team of teachers (generally 8-10 teachers in one grade) to hear requests for activities that might supplement their curriculum.
Oct. to May - cultural programs and activities at the schools or field trips to cultural venues.
Alliance Project Schools 2016-17
Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts
Partner: Adventure Elementary
Murphy Creek K-8
Partner: Lower grades
New satellite school:
Deer Trail School
Twin Peaks Charter Academy
Partner: Twin Peaks Charter Academy High School
Partner: Birch Elementary
Girls Athletic Leadership School
Partner: GALS High School
Challenge to Excellence
Partner: Ben Franklin Academy
Falcon Bluffs Middle
Partner: Mortensen Elementary
^^ CherryArts - Mobile Art Gallery in school exhibit
"The Alliance Project gave my teaching a new sense of energy and excitement - a chance to work collaboratively with my peers in authentic experiences for our kiddos." Excel Academy, teacher
"We got to do stuff that made what we are learning in the class real and helped me understand more." 6th grader, Falcon Bluffs Middle
"It was fun and they snuck some learning in." Flagstaff Academy teacher
"The grant taught me so much about what was available from museums, arts organizations, and other providers - I learned to ask for programs and work with wonderful presenters." Cresthill Middle teacher
Thank you to all the schools who applied for the 2017-18 Alliance Project and congratulations to our new schools!
Adams: Crown Pointe Academy
Boulder: Louisville Middle/Coal Creek Elementary
Denver: McAuliffe International/Swigert Interational
Jefferson: Creighton Middle/Eiber Elementary
New Satellite School: Rocky Mountain Deaf School