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Curriculum team Carmen Dowdy and Sherrill Ballard were awarded $5400 for SumBlox-Through building with the blocks, guided discovery and student exploration, SumBlox motivates students and increases their curiosity and excitement while developing a deeper understanding of fundamental math concepts.
Primary Teacher Katie Yoder and Occupational Therapist Jennifer Schroder were awarded $4,671 for Sensory Kits in the Classrooms-These items will provide young students a developmentally appropriate way to fidget, wiggle, bounce their legs, shake their legs and tap their fingers. Fidgets and sensory balls are ideal for both calming and alerting, promoting focus and concentration.
Pine Tree Education Foundation Grants
Since 2004, The Pine Tree ISD Education Foundation has given back $267,765 to PTISD Schools, in the form of Educator Grants made possible by the common passion for excellence in education that is shared by our community. The Foundation serves as an investment vehicle for those who support the vision of excellence in education for which Pine Tree ISD is known. The Foundation provides an innovative source of funding to support the school districts educational plan of excellence. Our goal is to provide funds for those projects and activities that go beyond the normal classroom experience.
Grant Funding Focus
Provide funds for high school students to participate in learning activities that extend beyond the classroom. Opportunities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assistance for students seeking Dual Credit for upper level courses at Pine Tree High School or ExCEL in cooperation with area colleges and universities.
Scholarships for students seeking Career and Technical Education Certification in programs currently offered.
Assist with the cost of books and kits for students taking dual credit courses.
Dual Credit and STEAM Grant Wells Fargo Advisors, -Gold Star Contributor
Provide funds to enhance existing technology throughout the District to acquire new technology to support education reforms and student achievement.
Deadline to submit the 2017-2018 grant application is Friday, February 3, 2017.
Grant winners will be announced in March 2017.
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