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2013-14 Teacher Grants – $4,202.00

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LGA Teacher Grant Award

LGA President, Diana Lydon Gifford presents High School GT/AP English Language teacher Mr. Jasen Eairheart with a grant to provide a guest speaker to his GT students.

LGA Teacher Grant Award

LGA Liaison Mayra Yundt-Pacheco, left, presents Sloan Creek Intermediate School core subject GT teachers Nina Hopkins, Sandra Dennis and Cynthia Anderson with HP tablet computers.

LGA Teacher Grant Award

Grant recipient, Nina Hopkins and students, receiving HP tablet computers for the core subject GT Classes at SCIS

LGA Teacher Grant Award

LGA Liaison Melissa Hartness, left, presents Elementary GT Math teacher Grant Kuneman and Puster Elementary Integrated Studies teacher, Leslie O Daniel, with math manipulatives & art posters and for GT student classrooms.


Lovejoy High School AP/GT Language Arts teacher receives funding for a Guest Speaker, a published author, columnist and teacher, to walk students through the writing process and writing for specific audiences and also to discuss writing as a career. $ 150.00
All Elementary Schools & Sloan Creek Intermediate School GT math teachers receive math measurement tools to enhance the learning experience and provide more hands on experience for their students. They also receive art prints to enhance connections between art and geometry. $ 560.00
Sloan Creek Intermediate School GT Core Subject teachers receive twelve HP 7” tablets to allow teachers to differentiate for the GT students remediating where necessary and extending and enriching everywhere. Protective cases were also provided. $ 1,892.00
GT 3 & 4 grade Integrated studies teacher at all three elementary schools receive 10 full sets of large poster size laminated art prints to enhance the learning experience and make connections across disciplines, such as, art and science and art and social studies. $ 1,295.00
Lovejoy, Puster and Hart Elementary schools 4 & 5 integrated studies teachers receive 20 sets of Pentominoes  (manipulatives that enhance math and abstract thinking skills) $ 105.00

Total Grants

$ 4,002.00

Other funded itemsThree UIL banners for Sloan Creek Intermediate School, Willow Springs Middle School, and Lovejoy High School: Banners provided for team to take with them during UIL competitions and to promote UIL activities on Lovejoy campuses $ 200.00

Total Funds Granted in 2013–2014 School Year