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TPS Eastern Region at Waynesburg University

Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, 15370

Last updated on April 4, 2024

Grant awarded by
Library of Congress
Organization Type
Congressional District(s)
Fiscal Year Of First Grant
FY 2006 [10/01/05 - 09/30/06]
Contributing Organization(s)
Waynesburg University, Right Question Institute (RQI)
Organization description

TPS Eastern Region at Waynesburg University provides professional development and grant opportunities encompassing K–12 schools, institutions of higher learning, and non-profit education organizations. TPS-ER's professional development opportunities include TPS BASICS, an asynchronous, online course, and TPS Leadership Institute, an online course that includes synchronous and asynchronous components. TPS Consortium grants coordinated by TPS-ER include Regional Grants (up to $25,000), Impact Mini-Grants (up to $2,500), and Professional Development Mini-Grants (up to $2,000). For more information, visit:

Project description
Professional Development provided by TPS-ER focuses on: Selecting primary sources from and utilizing them in day-to-day instruction; Applying knowledge of TPS materials and methods to peer coaching and professional development presentations; Adapting and delivering TPS professional development and creating effective coaching relationships that meet the needs of adult learners; Providing educators with the knowledge, skills, and aspirations to use Library of Congress TPS content in various educational settings; Using a variety of coaching techniques to support educators in the use of Library of Congress primary sources and TPS strategies.
TPS project focus
  • Academic Courses
  • Grants
  • Teaching Materials
  • Webinars
  • Workshops
Content focus
  • English Language Arts
  • Geography
  • History
  • Information Literacy
  • Music
  • Administrators
  • Archivists
  • Artists
  • Classroom teachers
  • Community members
  • Curriculum coordinators
  • Homeschoolers
  • Librarians/Media specialists
  • Musicians
  • Students
  • Teacher candidates/Student teachers
  • University faculty
  • Pre-K - 2nd
  • 3 - 5
  • 6 - 8
  • 9 - 12
  • Adult learning
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
Population focus
  • African Americans
  • Low income
  • Rural
  • Urban
  • Women and girls
Organization Contact
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