Rural Trust Capacity Building News

Last Updated: June 17, 2009

Voices from the Fisheries HandbookNew! Voices from the Fisheries Handbook is an oral history handbook written for teachers as well as marine-oriented and other community organizations. The handbook includes information of how to develop projects and conduct oral history interviews. Click here for more information.

Through a partnership with the National Research Center for Rural Education Support, located at the University of North Carolina, the Rural Trust can offer evidence-based reading strategies delivered by the classroom teacher, called the Targeted Reading Intervention (TRI). These diagnostically based strategies have proven to significantly improve early reading in struggling and non-struggling readers in rural schools. Click here for more information.

Read about the 2009 Rural School and Community Trust / Fund For Teachers Grant Recipients. Twelve teachers from seven states were awarded grants for self-directed national and international learning opportunities. Find out more.

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