Students and teachers in dozens of public schools got a boost from the last week.
Trustees of the foundation, which supports school populations throughout the , awarded $50,000 in teacher grants for a wide range of classroom projects.
Foundation trustee Katie Aaron provided a partial list of winning grant applications:
Audiobooks for beginning readers
Computer lab equipment
Technology for special ed classrooms
PreSchool Readiness Program support
Leadership Conference funding
Anti-Bullying Program support
AVID* Program support
*Advancement Via Individual Determination
The schools and teachers whose grant applications were successful, according to Aaron:
: Julie Lovie
: Sandy Biale, Elizabeth Amendola, Tracy Kvidahl
: Sandy Biale
American Canyon High School: Scott Marsden, Sandy Biale
: Wendy Sandy/Kevin Cope, Jennifer Strommen, Tracy Emberley, Danna Barkley
:Lisa Groom, Tom McIntyre, Margo Slack
: Samara Abrams, Stephanie Hawks, Laura Edenborough-Lewis, Ronnie Riddell, Mayra Franco
: Barbara Bryan
Canyon Oaks Elementary School (American Canyon): Erin Cassell, Wendi Misner
: Whole Staff, Suzanne Holliday
: Michelle Thomas
Donaldson Way Elementary School (American Canyon): Whole Staff
: Marilyne Dahl
: Brandy Briggs
El Centro Elementary School: Whole Staff
: Whole Staff
: Brittany Brendel, Alexander Feliciano
: Maren Rocca-Hunt
Some of the grants submitted were funded through our Supplies for Success and Middle School Leadership Programs, instead of The Teacher Grant Program. Recipients have already been contacted if their application fit these programs criteria.
Leadership-Silverado: Patty Wyman, Redwood: AVID Program and Cindy Wolfe, : Whole Staff.
Napa Patch editor Louisa Hufstader is a former Foundation trustee.