Nine Allendale Teachers Earn Grant Dollars
for Teaching and Learning
Nine Allendale Public Schools teachers have been awarded Allendale Public School Foundation grants totaling $2150. Teachers were invited to submit proposals for mini-grants to try out a new idea or buy the "extras" for an existing lesson plan or project. The grant funds can only be used for capital supplies.
The fall 2017 awardees include:
Christina Cannon, Allendale High School
$100 ~ Science Gravity Table
Megan Courterier, Evergreen Elementary School
$200 ~ Kitchen Playset
Dan DeZwaan, Evergreen Elementary School
$200 ~ Puppets for Classroom Lessons
Jenna Masselink, Evergreen Elementary School, $200 ~ Purposeful Play Learning Centers
Amy McMurray, Evergreen Elementary School, $200 ~ Magnet Manipulatives
Richelle Rybinski, Evergreen Elementary School, $650, ~ Literacy Bingo Night
Megan Sampson, Evergreen Elementary School, $200 ~ Flexible Seating Options
Ashley Thompson, Evergreen Elementary School, $200 ~ Readers will be Leaders
Amber Twiest, Evergreen Elementary School, $200 ~ Reading ELA Building Blocks
A Fund Advisory Committee of seven members including the business manager, a building administrator, a board of education member, a parent representative, and a community representative, oversees the Allendale Public School Foundation.
"Our goal is to grow this endowed fund. The endowment proceeds will continue to fund student scholarships and school programs that lack sufficient funding," according to Mark Allen, President.
The Allendale Public School Foundation offers an opportunity for people passionate about education and Allendale's children to make a real difference right now and for years to come. Allendale residents and friends are invited to consider the Foundation in your charitable giving and financial planning.
Allendale Public School Foundation Grant Information
Grant deadlines are March 1st and October 1st of each year. All completed grant application materials should be emailed to Carol Coffey.
Allendale Public School Foundation Grants
Allendale Public School Foundation Teacher Mini-Grants
About the Allendale Public School Foundation
The Allendale Public School Foundation offers an opportunity for people passionate about education and our community's children to come forward and make a real difference right now and for years to come. Please consider the Foundation and its mission in your charitable giving and financial planning.
The Allendale Public School Foundation is overseen by a Fund Advisory Committee of nine members including the Superintendent, Business Manager, one building administrator, one member of the Board of Education, a parent representative, and a community representative. Committee members serve a term of 3-5 years and are approved by the Board of Education.