Apply to become FTA Program Director

August 17, 2022 12:00 AM


The Alabama State Department of Education is offering a grant which gives a stipend of $1,000 for high school teachers who are advisors and sponsors for Future Teachers of Alabama (FTA) Chapters. The mission of Future Teachers of Alabama (FTA) is to promote an interest in teaching and to provide students with experiences to help them determine if teaching is a viable career choice.  FTA chapters provide students with opportunities that may encourage them to pursue careers in education and develop leadership and professional attitudes among students interested in becoming teachers.


To receive the grant, teachers must submit the application and fulfill grant requirements from October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024.  Grant requirements include the following:

  • Submitting the official FTA Chapter Participation form and dues to AEA
  • Providing a list of chapter members and officers
  • Submitting a calendar of chapter events
  • Participating in a competition at the FTA Conference or a Grow Our Own Competition
  • Participating in the 2024 FTA State Conference
  • Participating in Future Educators’ Signing Day


Click here for the stipend grant application  


The deadline for submitting grant applications for the 2023-2024 school year is September 19, 2023.


If you are interested in sponsoring an FTA chapter at your school or have questions about the stipend grant application, please contact AEA UniServ Specialist Suzanne Clemons at for more information.