Meet Jessica ShawleyShape America National Teacher of the YearNational Board Certified (NBCT) Physical Education TeacherMasters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from University of IdahoNationally recognized educational speaker and professional development trainer (currently serving on the Shape America Physical Education Council)Check out Jessica’s full article of Grant Funding here: Full Article‘Finding grant funding can be a crucial component to supporting a quality program, and the best news is you do not have to be a professional grant writer to find and secure these funds. – Jessica ShawleyJessica Shawley has secured over a million dollars in grant funding for K-12 Physical Education and joins Chalk Talk to break down how anyone can become a grant writer. Time Stamps: Part 1: Grant Writing – All The Moving Parts to ConsiderIntroduction to Jessica Shawley (0:00 – 3:00)Circumstances Of School Funding – ‘Grant writing is always on the tables’ (3:00 – 5:20)Enhancing Your Program Know What You Want – It’s Not Just About Collecting Things (5:20 – 7:20)Shape, State, and Places To Look For Grants (7:20 -12:45)It Takes A Village – Work With Your Administrators and Fellow Teachers (12:45 – 15:00)Grant Writing Is More Work – Set Up The System and It Gets Easier (15:00 – 21;15)Part 2: Benefits Of Being Involved Support One Another – Family Of A Profession (22:05 – 25:10)‘Go-Tos’ in PE For Jessica Shawley (25:10 – 27:10)What Are You Looking For In A Conference – So Much Variety (27:10 – 29:34)Specific Examples From A Conference (29:34 -30:42)Paying Out Of Pocket As A Teacher – How To Handle The Costs (30:42 – 32:55)Thanks To Jessica Shawley and Final Thoughts: Start A Conversation About PE! (32:55 – 34:10)Here’s how to make sure you never miss an episode:Find and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, Spotify, and more! Rate & review us to tell us what you’re loving and help us to reach more listeners.Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay up to date on Chalk Talk updates. Use use #PLT4MChalkTalk to connect with us!Have an idea or topic you would like us to cover? Feel free to send us along a suggestion!