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Hampton Education Foundation awards educational grants to teachers totaling over $26,000

The Hampton Education Foundation recently awarded a record number of grants totaling  $26,302.39 to Hampton City Schools’ teachers.  The grants were awarded to 42 teachers at 20 different schools.

Teachers had the opportunity to apply for two types of grants.  The Innovative Instructional Grant awards individual grants up to $1,000 to help teachers develop, plan, implement and evaluate innovative instructional strategies. The Instructional Mini-Grant provides up to $500 for materials, supplies and/or resources to enhance and improve the classroom learning experience in alignment with the Virginia Standards of Learning.

The HEF has awarded $263,133.52 in teacher scholarships since October 2005.

Grants awarded are as follows:

Carol Deliazard

Aberdeen Elementary School

Literacy and Beyond

$500

Carol Deliazard

Aberdeen Elementary School

Connecting Nonfiction Text using Lego WeDo

$1,000

Heather Roberts

Aberdeen Elementary School

Citizen of the Month Celebrations

$468.75

Katina Acree-Williams

Aberdeen Elementary School

The Library & Lego Robot

$479.85

Rebecca Nagy

Aberdeen Elementary School

Building Math Skills

$473.43

Valerie Link

Aberdeen Elementary School

Hands on Learning

$488.88

Karen Allgaier

Andrews PreK-8 School

Study of Aquatic Environment: We’re Going to the Beach

$300

Laura Howlett

Andrews PreK-8 School

Literacy and Technology with Preschoolers/Starfall.com

$270

Alison Rhodes

Armstrong School for the Arts

A Gathering Place for Literacy

$399.89

Michelle Bowers

Armstrong School for the Arts

Sprouting About Science

$250

Michelle Bowers

Armstrong School for the Arts

Let’s Brag About the Great Things We Do!

$308

Nancy Eason

Armstrong School for the Arts

Celebration of Holidays Around the World

$495.95

Tina Becouvarakis

Armstrong School for the Arts

Moving Beyond the Standard Curriculum with IXL Math

$664

Martha Grondin

Asbury Elementary School

Recorders for All

$450

Melissa Twisdale

Asbury Elementary School

One Book for One Collaborative Culture

$1,000

Melissa Twisdale

Asbury Elementary School

Battle of the Books

$500

Kara Hart

Bryan Elementary School

Mindfulness for Strong Minds

$492.26

Kimberly Pearson

Bryan Elementary School

Spring Musical: Magic Tree House Dinosaurs Before Dark

$495

Cathy Doherty

Burbank Elementary School

How Germs Spread

$488.90

Matthew Brodie

Burbank Elementary School

Evo Bot Programming and Planning

$500

Marisa Parker

Campus at Lee

Alternative Careers Explorations (ACE)

$500

Maureen Houser

Cary Elementary School

Laugh Out Loud Literacy

$480

Rose Kimball

Cooper Elementary Magnet School for Technology

Powerful Planting

$919.60

Corinne D’Amato

Davis Middle School

Beginning with the End in Mind: Activity Before Content

$900

Nancy Terrell

Davis Middle School

Overcoming Adversity through the Study of Civil Rights

$800

Nancy Terrell

Davis Middle School

Readers’ Choice Awards

$500

Priscilla Scott-Thomas

Davis Middle School

Davis Diamonds Mentoring Program for Girls

$500

Ross Neal

Davis Middle School

I Excel with IXL

$1,000

Pennie Brown

Eaton Fundamental Middle School

Modeling with Lego

$468.34

Jennifer Holmes

Forrest Elementary School

Bare Books for Ranger Bears

$493.35

Melissa Ann Still

Hampton High School

ESl Inclusion in Non-Language Courses

$960

Roxanne L. Brown

Hampton High School

Speak Easy: Art and Music of The Harlem Renaissance

$1,000

Sierria Ware

Hampton High School

#TheFirstTimeISawMe

$500

Wanda L. Mitchell

Hampton High School

Electronically Speaking

$994.75

Christine Woods

Kecoughtan High School

Kecoughtan Library Window Murals

$250

Samantha West

Lindsay Middle School

Battle of the Ironclads! Monitor vs. Virginia

$1000

Sondra Rowe

Moton Early Childhood Center

S.T.E.M. for Early Learners

$556.92

Alessandra Muise

Phenix PreK-8 School

Courtyard Classroom

$495

Laurie Bolt

Phoebus High School

Breakout in the Library

$500

Amanda Rispoli

Spratley Gifted Center

No title given – rolling white board for music

$426.67

Deanna McNeil

Spratley Gifted Center

Applying Math Concepts using LEGO Robotics

$349.99

Leondra Stone

Spratley Gifted Center

Millicent Min, Girl Genius

$431

Lisa Ann Wilson

Spratley Gifted Center

Coming Soon: To a SchoolTube Channel Near You!

$534.63

Michele Ferrel

Spratley Gifted Center

Boating on the James

$880

Wendi Keffer

Spratley Gifted Center

Scripps Spelling BEE for Spratley

$211

Kimberly Correiro

Tucker-Capps Fundamental Elementary School

Exploring Habitats

$500

The Hampton Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization that was established in 2001. 


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