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2014-15 Teacher Grants – $2,457.00

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Lovejoy High School AP/GT Language Arts teacher, Jasen Eairheart received funding for a guest speaker:, published author, columnist and teacher, to walk students through the writing process, and writing for specific audiences, as well as, to discuss writing as a career. $150.00
Willow Springs Middle School GT Science teacher, Jennifer Perez received two digital spectrometers to enhance the study of astronomy in 8th grade science. Students will be able to easily create spectral graphs and measure the spectrum of various light sources including nebulae, stars and comets. $684.00
Sloan Creek Intermediate School 5th grade GT Math teacher, Sandra Dennis received student manipulatives tools to aid with the exploration of measurement and geometry concepts in order to give students a hands-on experience. $126.00
Sloan Creek Intermediate School GT Pre AP English Language Arts teacher, Claudia Love received higher level reading books for an in-class library to help challenge students and to aid in the teaching of literary analysis. $264.00
Hart Elementary GT teacher, Shelley Cano, who teaches all content areas in kindergarten through second grade received 2 Mind Mission box sets for grades 1 and 2 to teach the essential skills of problem solving, critical thinking and communication. 198.00
Lovejoy, Hart and Puster Elementary Schools GT Math teachers, Jaci Baxter and Grant Kuneman, who teach 3rd and 4th grade GT Math received math manipulatives to support instruction with fractions and fraction/decimal concepts as well as platform scales to enhance measurement Monday lessons. $744.00
Lovejoy, Hart and Puster Elementary Schools GT Integrated Studies teachers, Dallena Nash, Allison Smithwick and Caroline Garcia received books-novel/sets and biography titles. $291.00

Total funds granted in 2014-2015

$2,457.00

Total funds granted in the first two years of the LGA Grant Program

$6,659.00