Spring 2016 Education Foundation Grant winners

2016 Education Foundation Grant Winner from Brandenburg middle school.

This spring, we awarded over $48,000 to teachers. Our Education Foundation Grants allow teachers to implement special programs in their classrooms. 

Grant blitz

Each semester, the foundation embarks on a "grant blitz" to surprise grant recipients with news of their award. 

Grant winners

School Grant Title Teacher Amount Awarded
Abbett Elementary Vocabulary and Grammar Bingo Series Lisa Rowan $45.00
Abbett Elementary Abbett All-Star Ukulele Club April Payne $1,400.00
Abbett Elementary Learning through Osmo Kelly Curry $500.00
Back Elementary Sound Proofing the Music Room Jean Robinson $179.97
Beaver MST Meeting Growth Shauna Pierce $494.00
Bradfield Elementary Above and Beyond in Room 31 Schenetria Alexander $500.00
Bradfield Elementary Outrageous Osmo Kelsey Ray $351.23
Bradfield Elementary Around the World Patrick Fontenette $426.67
Carver Elementary Ready to Go! Allison Floyd $238.98
Club Hill Elementary Sumdog! Stephanie Shubert $132.00
Club Hill Elementary Elbow reading Stephanie Shubert $100.00
Club Hill Elementary Teaching Technology in Third Xandria Johnson $500.00
Club Hill Elementary Dr. Help! Stephanie Shubert $100.00
Cooperative Behavior Center Powerful Projects for Powerful Learning Mark Dietz $191.89
Couch Elementary Chrome book Candace Harris $279.00
Couch Elementary Keep Calm and Stay Organized Jacqueline Brown $250.00
Daugherty Elementary Technology for Better, Healthier, Students. Donald Koerner $500.00
Dorsey Elementary Exercise balls Yolanda Velazquez $500.00
Dorsey Elementary Explore Learning with Square Panda Darla Dona $305.00
Dorsey Elementary OSMO for Kinders! Amy Blackwell $498.00
Dorsey Elementary Accessible Music for All Lorna Quintanar $1,058.18
Golden Meadows Elementary Recorders Rock! Elizabeth Smith $200.00
Handley Elementary It's Full "STEAM" Ahead For Our Library Makerspace Linda Williams $625.50
Heather Glen Elementary Show me the Science!! Melinda Kiser $500.00
Herfurth Elementary Oh, We've Got Ozobots! Ruthie Cole $440.00
Herfurth Elementary Charge Up 5th Grade Barbara Murray $1,400.00
Hickman Elementary Help, I can't hear anything! Julie Xu $200.00
Hickman Elementary Maker Space in the Hickman Library Ramona Browne $228.00
Hickman Elementary "Cool Stools for Reading" Judy Alderete $1,417.00
Keeley Elementary Keeley Kids Can Program Julie Riland $249.93
Keeley Elementary MakerSpace 2.0 Julie Riland $923.65
Lister Elementary Instruments for ALL Jessica Shindle $1,012.00
Lister Elementary Performance Ready Jessica Shindle $117.94
Luna Elementary Leveled Vocabulary Cards Marianne Ross $90.00
Luna Elementary Math Superstars Tammy McDonald $260.00
Montclair Elementary Teaching Student Innovation with a Twist Samantha Cruz $500.00
Northlake Elementary Computer Science through Coding Robots Sandy Zalka $500.00
Northlake Elementary Computer Science with Coding Robots Jill Olthouse $500.00
Northlake Elementary Osmo MaryAnn Taylor $500.00
Northlake Elementary Osmo for Everyone! Christi Beth Fisher $500.00
Roach Elementary Kindergarten Curriculum Sara Rond $450.00
Roach Elementary DREAM - Dramatic Reading Enrichment for Accelerating Mastery Teresa Fontenette $448.95
Shugart Elementary Morgan's Wonderland Leah Wright $1,000.00
Shugart Elementary Is this real? Let's Find Out! Alexis McCarty $568.12
Spring Creek Elementary Starting a Ukulele Program Tharesa Cutler $495.00
Stephens Elementary Flexible Seating in the 21st Century Classroom! Kirstie Reston $500.00
Walnut Glen Academy for Excellence Listening/recordingcenter Shanna Frost Loeza $500.00
Walnut Glen Academy for Excellence Improve vocabulary with flocabulary Ina Valladares $1,600.00
Walnut Glen Academy for Excellence Spell it Right! Maria Kirkland $211.80
Watson MST Breaking the boredom cycle Joshua Michaelis $238.00
Weaver Elementary SuperScience for Super Students Lori Malone $577.00
Williams Elementary Fine-Point Stylus Pens for Teachers Ellen Mooney $479.84
Bussey Middle School VEX Robotics Laptop Bart Davis $806.19
Classical Center at Brandenburg Middle School Brain Games Michele Querry $232.69
Classical Center at Brandenburg Middle School Robotics Started Kits Raul Castillo $2,500.00
Coyle Middle School Student Engagement Sharona Johnson $1,400.00
Hudson Middle School Authentic Studio Setting Kenneth Pruitt $1,500.00
Lyles Middle School All In Engagement Darrin Hemphill $2,375.00
Schrade Middle School School Musical Jenell Sheppard $1,500.00
Sellers Middle School All-In for Our Students Karie Anderegg $475.00
Webb Middle School Character Matters Carita Lyons $1,500.00
 Garland High School Fatal Vision Yvette Richardson $500.00
Garland High School Mouse Trap Cars Paige Hodges $500.00
Lakeview Centennial High School LCHS Beautification Project Carlos Phillips $500.00
Lakeview Centennial High School Preparing Social Students for AP Success Alexes Terry $1,500.00
Lakeview Centennial High School Replace old school die cuts with Cricut! Jennifer Kahler $375.00
North Garland High School Stem Applications Sean Denny $500.00
North Garland High School Felt-tastic! Stephanie Shaffer $474.00
South Garland High School Learnerator License Kathryn Catalano $450.00
N/A Employment Success the Project SEARCH way! Sandy Brown $2,500.00
Florence Parsons PreK Osmo Learning Brittainy Qualls $2,400.00