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2021 - 2022 Annual Grants

  • Pine Tree Primary teachers, Janina Abrams, Linda Storms and Angelia Malloy were awarded $3,000 for Learning Alive. This project will provide improve literacy and math skills through augmented reality learning. 

  • Pine Tree Parkway Life Skills teacher, Kiki Fobell, was awarded $900 for Cloud Light Covers. The light covers create a calming effect in any environment. Soft mellow colors like blue can help students relax and be more at ease giving them a positive outlook on learning. 
  • Junior High teachers, Kimberly Snapp, Kenna Cook, Travis Terry, Amanda Dalston, Michael Southerlin and Nicole Goodman were awarded $3,000 for 10 Economy Compound Microscopes.  The grants will impact more than 350 students. 
  • Pine Tree High School Automotive teacher, Bryan Brown, was awarded $2,100 for automotive shop improvement. The funds will go toward hand and specialty tools to increase the field of work. 
  • High School Coach, Angel Rocha, was award $2,000 for a camera, lights and smoke machine for pictures and videos of athletics. The grant will help athletics social media status, outreach, impact and recruitment. Student-athletes will have virtual keepsakes. 
  • Parkway Teacher Shanna Graves was awarded $438 for CEER Supplies

    Middle School Librarian Donna Kistner was awarded $500 for Battle of the Books, a reading game. 

    Junior High PE Coach Zachariary Griffin was awarded $500 to build the inventory for physical education. 

Pine Tree Education Foundation Grants

The Pine Tree Education 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 through educator grants made possible by the common passion for excellence in education that is shared by our community. 

Grant Funding Focus 

Provide funds to PT educators for instructional projects that supplement and align with the District Plan: Grants may include:

Equipment, teaching supplies and software to improve student performance in literacy and numeracy. 
Educational opportunism to enhance instruction in Math, Science, History, Fine Arts and Career Development. 
Resources to close the gap and directly impact student classroom achievement.  
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. 

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