Ideas with IMPACT

Disseminator Application

Apply to be a disseminator if you have developed a successful teaching idea or project that you want to share with other educators. Be featured in the next Ideas with IMPACT Catalog published in the fall.

Teachers selected as Disseminators receive honorariums/stipends of $750.

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  • All Miami-Dade County Public Schools' educators working with students in any subject area.

Selection Criteria

  • Applications accepted for K-12 projects in all subject areas. 
  • Special Categories: STEM projects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) that incorporate a mobile device (BYOD) such as an iPhone, smartphone, iPad or tablet into the project; Holocaust studies; robotics; financial literacy; and civics.

Application Deadline

The application below must be received by Monday, May 4, 2020. 

Ideas with IMPACT Network Benefits

Ideas with IMPACT assists teachers in marketing their ideas to other teachers.

Teachers' ideas are highlighted in the Ideas with IMPACT catalog, which is sent to 22,000+ teachers and principals in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, and also online at                     

  • Disseminators are honored at events attended by leaders from the educational and business communities. Teachers gain recognition among their colleagues and the community.   
  • Disseminators receive training in presentation skills and networking strategies.

Audrey Onyeike, Program Director of Ideas With Impact

Click here to download the application questions for WORD.

NOTE: All questions must be completed for consideration. It is recommended that you write your proposal in a Word document or in another format that can be saved. Then cut and paste your text into the online form below.

Click here to download the application in a PDF.

NOTE: You can save and submit the application as a PDF (option to submit application in the PDF form).

Deadline for the application is  Monday, May 5, 2020
In addition, a high-resolution digital photo representing your project as well as a photo of you must be uploaded with your application.

General Information
First Name
Last Name
Teaching Assignment:
Employee #:
School Address
School Phone
School Zip Code
Home Address
Home Zip Code
Cell Phone
Does your Principal support this application?

Dissemination Information

Disseminators receive stipends of $750 for the time they spend to do the following:

(Please check “Yes” to confirm you're willing to undertake these activities.) a. Make an instructional booklet on how to implement your project b. Create a visual display to promote your project at the Idea EXPO c. Present one or more workshops on your project at the Idea EXPO
What is the source of your idea? (Please specify if it was originally an Innovator Grant or another grant?)
How has this project benefited your students' academic achievement? (ie. test scores, attendance, attitude changes, student projects, etc.)
What is the estimated cost for a teacher to adapt the project? Please give a low- and high-end estimate.

Curriculum Idea Profile

The questions below create a consistent format within which you may create a profile of your project. If you are selected, this ONE-page profile will be used as the primary copy in showcasing your idea in next year’s Ideas with IMPACT catalog.

Project Title: (Short, creative, and descriptive)
Curriculum Area(s): List one or two areas of major focus.
The Project: Describe your project clearly and concisely. Start with a one-sentence description of the purpose of the project. Elaborate with examples of what students do and learn. Provide at least one detailed example of a classroom activity.
Standards: List the Florida Standards your project addresses.
The Students: Tell how many students participate in the project, including grade or age, level of achievement, and how often they meet. State whether or not the project can be adapted to other ages or achievement levels, and/or used with larger or smaller groups.
The Staff: Give your teaching experience; mention awards and/or grants. How long have you used the project? Do you need assistants (paraprofessionals, volunteers)?
Materials: Describe the setup (space, equipment) and materials needed (books, supplies). Mention materials you have prepared for teachers interested in adapting your project.
Resources: Include such resources as field trips, use of school media center, public library, the Internet, contributions and loans from parents or institutions, and guest speakers.
Overall Value: Write a few sentences that sell your project. Describe the project’s best features, innovative aspects and contributions to student achievement (cognitive and affective). Explain why teachers would want to adapt it for their classes.
List 5 things teachers will learn in your Expo workshop about how to teach your ideas to their students.

Please upload a color photograph suitable for reproduction that projects a visual statement of your project. Ideal images include a close-up photo of 1-2 students working on a project, smiling, and looking at the camera. Multiple images may be uploaded.
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If your project is selected, both you and your project will be featured in the 2018-2019 Ideas with IMPACT catalog. Please upload a quality, high-res photo of yourself.
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