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NBISD Education Foundation awards $45K in grants
05/31/2019

On May 3, members of the NBISD Education Foundation awarded 16 grants totaling $45,475.60 during their annual Grant Parade. The parade group visited 8 of the NBISD campuses to surprise teachers with grants they had applied for earlier in the semester.

 

Each grant recipient was presented with a large check and other keepsakes to commemorate the event. This year’s grant recipients included:


Project Name

Funded Amount

Teacher

Campus

Intergenerational STEM

$3,469.00

Alisha Stults

Voss Farms

It’s All About that Bass, ‘bout That Bass

$2,764.02

Cathy Clark

Klein Road

Social Emotional Learning Library

$1,328.06

Kim Scott

Klein Road

Taking a Trip Through VR

$3,398.00

Brittney Brittain, Anna Sauceda, Renee Saunders, Lauren Gorham

Klein Road

Books as Mirrors, Windows, and Doors: Teaching Empathy

$407.76

Cassie Thomas

Walnut Springs

NonFiction Focus

$5,000.00

Julie Gallichio, Monica Medina, Rachel Weddell, Cynthia Leslie, Cynthia Luby, Kristen Loehr, Taylor Winberry, Rosanna Centeno, Katie Sherrill, Tammy Hunter, Megan Conway, Kourtney Lynch

Walnut Springs

Social Emotional Learning Library

$692.30

Marisela Lopez

Walnut Springs

Playful Learning

$2,500.00

Sharon Rose

Lone Star ECC

Traveling Maps Initiative

$4,185.00

Bryan Mortenson, Kevin Alley, Josh Brake, Trent Wenzel, Tim Weste

Ninth Grade Center

Classrooms without Walls

$3,388.00

Betsy Barr

Veramendi

Listening to the Sound of Reading

$3,924.50

Melanie Bowen

Veramendi

Reflex Math Wizards

$3,295.00

Christine Hall

Veramendi

Book Bikes: Exercising Our Minds and Bodies

$759.96

Amanda Hunt

ORMS

Creating SMARTies in the ELA Classroom

$4,086.00

Melanie Jaramillo

ORMS

Raising Scores with Real, Relevant and Relatable Concrete Materials

$2,000.00

Jill Shuemate

ORMS

Signature Choral Risers

$4,278.00

Caitlyn Gallegos

NBHS

Total 16 Grants at 8 Campuses

$45,475.60




About the NBISD Education Foundation

The NBISD Education Foundation was established in 1999, to provide assistance to and to generate financial support for the NBISD. The Foundation provides funds not available through the District’s normal operating budget for programs and activities to facilitate achievement and skill development, to recognize and encourage staff excellence, and to provide a vital link between the community and the classroom. For more information about the Foundation, go to http://www.nbisd.org/default.aspx?name=edfound.index.

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