Employed educators who meet the stated professional development definition
may apply. Applicants may receive a Cornetet Award only once, but may apply up to two times
a year, should earlier applications be unsuccessful.
CIPD activities must occur after the funds are awarded.
Professional Development is defined as a growth-promoting learning process that empowers
employed educators to further excellence in education.
The award may pay for registration fees and conference-related materials, travel, lodging, food, substitute teacher, if not provided by the district, and other expenses necessary for participation in the professional development activities.
The award may not be used for: 1) attendance at Society-sponsored events, 2) college or university courses leading to the completion of a degree program, or 3) reimbursement of expenses for activities already completed.