2009-10 Innovative Educator Grants

Grant Recipients

Agnes Stewart Middle School

$660 for digital video equipment for use by English Language Development students to produce short videos for classroom use (Amity Cleary-Evans)

Briggs Middle School

$1,000 for board games to use as a reading incentive, to increase reading comprehension and for family involvement (Laura Scruggs, Jason Ray and Zach Adler)

Guy Lee Elementary School

$730 for a third-grade opera performance and all-school assembly (Katherine Anderson, Erik Lovendahl and Wayne Strong)

Maple Elementary School

$915 for musical instruments (Kristin Woodford)

Moffitt Elementary School

$838 for math “wrap-up” kits to help teach basic facts and promote parent involvement (Connie Opsal)

Riverbend Elementary School

$1,569 for iPods and books on CD to engage readers (Eva La Mar, Kathi Caulley, Tiffany Lewis and Colette Trotter)

Springfield Middle School

$350 for headphones and microphones to add audio to video projects (Ashley LaVelle)

Thurston High School

$1,620 for digital cameras and microphones to promote self-expression (Bob Green, Laurie Grote and Jarrett Arnold)

Yolanda Elementary School

$950 for musical instruments (Kristin Woodford)

Yolanda, Riverbend, Maple, Camp Creek and Mount Vernon elementary schools

$2,712 to initiate an iPod Touch pilot project for students with language disorders (Amy Isham, Sara Lindsley and Lori Hornfelt)