Latest Foundation Grants Funded
$10,000 in Program Funding Infused into Wayne Township Classrooms
The Wayne Township Education Foundation is a community catalyst to enrich, engage, and stimulate student learning. This week, $10,000 was awarded to seven teachers who are doing innovative programs to bring the curriculum to life.
Maplewood Elementary soon will have some new instruments to Joanna Golando.
Xylophones, Metallophones, and Glockenspiels were awarded to provide students with hands-on musical experiences.
Ben Davis gets ACT & SAT Tutoring Material and Graphing Calculator Loaner Program to John Ulbright and Leslie Kelly.
Kelly will be able to purchase materials that will help students study for the SAT/ACT. Funding for Ulbright will help to develop a Graphing Calculator Loaner program.
Pictured: (left) WTEF Board Member Pat Eddleman, BDHS Teacher John Ulbright, BDHS Principal Sandi Squire
(right) WTEF Board Member Pat Eddleman, BDHS Teacher Leslie Kelly, BDHS Principal Sandi Squire
Wayne Enrichment Center gets Dukane Projectors to Tracy Sayles and Isaac Cetto.
These Dukanes will help teachers project their lessons onto a screen to bring more visual elements to their classroom teaching practices.
Pictured: WEC Teachers Tracy Sayles and Isaac Cetto, WTEF Executive Director Lisa Baize
Wayne Preschool gets Literacy Kits to Linda Kates.
These Literacy Kits will help parents at home to do literacy activities by allowing Kids and Parents to read together.
Garden City gets Interactive Touchpads to Justin Stanley.
The Touchpads will be used by groups to expand their capabilities while interacting with the lessons being taught.
Together these six programs will create new learning opportunities for more than 1,700 students in Wayne Township schools. Each year, the Wayne Township Education Foundation receives more funding requests than it is able to support. It is the Foundation’s hope that unique teaching strategies, like the ones presented here, will inspire the community to make donations that help the Foundation bring more unique, interactive programs to local classrooms. For more information, please call the Wayne Township Education Foundation at 317-988-7966.