We wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you for all you do. As we celebrate our 20 year anniversary as a Foundation, we wanted to reconnect and reiterate our pledge to you. We are here to support your innovative ideas and to raise the level of academic success and opportunity throughout our district for all of our students. Through the support of our contributors, we have been able to fund 5 new grant requests this year.
These accomplishments include:
Flexible classroom seating- $700
Allows students to choose flexible seating that allow them to be the best learner they can be. Students will have various seating options that will allow them to keep their bodies moving as needed to be engaged in learning.
We are a Community of Artists- Artist in Residence- $4,650
This project provides an opportunity for every student in the school to take part in the planning, creation and enjoyment of a community mural.
Qball (7- one for each 4th grade classroom)- $1,253
The Qball is a foam tossable, bluetooth microphone which is used as an interactive classroom audio system.
Body Image and Media Literacy-$2,000
Body Image presentation by Dr. Julia Taylor. The goal of the presentation if to give knowledge of health and physical education concepts and skills to empower students to assume lifelong responsibility to develop physical, social and emotional wellness.
In addition, we will be fulfilling the commitment made last year to fund the electronic Discovery Tech Books for CTMS:
Discovery Tech Books- $16,320 (not yet funded but approved)
The Discovery Education digital techbook provides content that help teachers transition to the world of digital resources. Science Techbook use an inquiry-based format through hands on labs, digital explorations, interactive glossary, as well as data analysis activities.
We would love to be able to help provide additional support for your classroom. Please consider making a Grant request. Our next Grant submission deadline is May 15, 2018, and the application can be downloaded below.
CTEF Board of Trustees
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