10 teachers get grants for propagandize supplies
December 30, 2016 - School Supplies
For some-more than 10 years, a Community Foundation of West Alabama has given income to internal teachers to assistance out in a classroom.
This year, a substructure awarded grants to 10 teachers in Tuscaloosa City Schools and a Tuscaloosa County School System, where any perceived about $500 each.
Glenn Taylor, boss and CEO of a foundation, pronounced a grants are distributed during a tumble and are given to teachers that apply.
“Some of them buy iPads, sets of books and propagandize reserve they would not have a income for,” Taylor said. “They write those applications and they go by a examination committee.”
According to a recent study by a National School Supply Association, teachers spend an normal of $500 of their possess income on propagandize reserve and classroom accessories.
County teachers who perceived grants were:
Amy Hoggle of Faucett-Vestavia Elementary
Heather Wright of Holt Elementary
Misty Turner of Myrtlewood Elementary
Dana Roy of Maxwell Elementary
Kristi Elmore of Maxwell Elementary.
TCS teachers who were awarded grants include:
Beth Curtis of Verner Elementary
Dana Skinner of Arcadia
Rachel Holllingsworth of University Place
Dana McCleland of Northington Lesley Vinzant of Oakdale.
Of a $1 million a substructure gives to internal charities each year, around 20 percent goes toward educational projects, extend programs and more. Taylor pronounced a grants are accessible to any propagandize teachers opposite west Alabama.
“The teachers outward of Tuscaloosa frequency write and when they do, we unequivocally try to take a 10 best extend proposals each year,” he said. “This year, it was this.”
Taylor pronounced he hopes a module will grow.
“These teachers can get artistic to find additional funds,” he said. “I wish some-more teachers would write for it and we had some-more income to give out.”
Since a extend module was started 10 years ago, some-more than $60,000 has been given to some-more than 100 teachers.
Reach Drew Taylor during firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-722-0204.