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    TEACHING AND SCHOOL INITIATIVE GRANT AWARDS
     
    2014 - 2015 GRANT RECIPIENTS
    School Initiative Grants
    1)  Mary Thorne, Holly Schaefer, Barb Martin at North Elementary School, Informational Reading for the 21st Century $4, 987.59 Provided by Columbia College
    2)   Kathy Haselhorst, Brandi McGeorge, Karen Thom and Carey Drehle at South Elementary School, Books Matter: Making Guided Reading Books Available for Home and Classroom - $2,500 Provided by First Baptist Church of Jefferson City
     
    Williams & Railton Grants
    1)  Monica Renfrow at Callaway Hills Elementary School, Kindergarten Counts - $476.30
    2)  Cassie Anderson at Callaway Hills Elementary School, Kindergarten Counts - $485.10
    3)  Jan Owens at Callaway Hills Elementary School, Kindergarten Counts - $476.30
     
    Columbia College Grants
    1)  Katrina Dudenhoeffer at Moreau Heights Elementary School, Growing Readers: Implementing Reading Strategies and Skills to Help Young Readers Grow - $495.61
    2) Lindsay Bray at Moreau Heights Elementary School, Growing Readers: Implementing Reading Strategies and Skills to Help Young Readers Grow - $495.61
    3) April Steinman at Moreau Heights Elementary School, Growing Readers:  Implementing Reading Strategies and Skills to Help Young Readers Grow - $495.61
    4) Carie Copeland at Southwest Early Childhood Center, Therapeutic Listening Quickshifts - $473.95 
     
    Panera Rising Above Grant
    1) Lisa Scroggs at JCHS, More Calculators for Students - Because Everybody Counts - $1000 
      
     Bobbie J. Howard Memorial Grant
    1) Susan Wallace at Lewis & Clark Middle School, Unplugged: Hear the Music - $334.98
    2) Katie Whitener at Pioneer Trail Elementary School,  Improving 4th Grade Reading Scores with High-Interest, Low-Level Tests - $502.00
    3) Ashley Angle at Pioneer Trail Elementary School, Kindergarten Storytelling Kits - Making "Retelling and Comprehension" Come Alive! - $506.90
     
    Bobbie J. Howard Memorial Grant & Railton Grant
    1) Amanda McCutchen at Pioneer Trail Elementary, Supporting the Literacy Needs of Boys - $486.00
     
    Finley Memorial & Southwest Grant
    Collaborative Grant/West Wildcats Mentor the Southwest Cubbies awarded to Lisa Maloney at West Elementary - $500 and Paula Spencer at Southwest Early Childhood Center - $500.00 
     
     
    2013-2014 GRANT RECIPIENTS
    School Initiative Grants
    1)  Carrie Martin - East Elementary, Picture This!  Increasing & Improving the Quality of Guided Reading Texts through the Implementation of Picture Books $5000.00 
     
    Panera Grant, Howard Grant & Railton Grant
    1)  Lisa Scroggs - JCHS, Calculators for Students because Everybody Counts
     
     Howard Grant
    1) Lisa Maloney - West Elementary, Experiencing the Civil War through Contemporary Children's Literature $500.00
     
     Finley Grant
    1) Teshura Rogers - JCHS, Operation Get to School $500.00
     

    2012-2013 GRANT RECIPIENTS

    Foundation Grants – Payroll Deduction Campaign
    1) South Elementary $250.00
    2) Pioneer Trail Elementary $250.00

    School Initiative Grants
    1) Matt Stacey & Mike Hall – Simenson Earth Science $4,580.00
    2) South School – Improving the Quality and Quantity of Guided Reading Information Texts and Character Traits $5,000.00
     
    Panera “Rising Above” Grant
    1) Debra Cornell, JCAC – Leadership Journals $1,500.00

    Bobbie J. Howard Grants
    1) Jessica Smith – Skyhawk Traveling Book Nook $495.72
    2) Amy Dutcher – Storytelling with Success $497.33
    3) Jessica Long – Storytelling with Success $498.22

    Foundation Grants
    1) Jennifer McBaine – Storytelling with Success $495.03
    2) Carrie Copeland – SWECC – Therapeutic Listening $481.95
    3) Stacie Holt – LCMS Special Education $448.99

    Professional Development Grant
    1) Jessica Deschu/SWECC – Conscious Discipline $1,000.00


    2011-2012 GRANT RECIPIENTS

    School Initiative Grant:
    1) Callaway Hills Elementary – World Music Drumming and Resiliency Research for Children At-Risk (Panera Bread Rising Above Grant) $1,205.95
    2) Southwest Early Childhood Center – Southwest is Growing Character (Character Education Book for All Classrooms) $2,202.12
    3) West Elementary – Increasing Nonfiction Instruction in Guided Reading $4,709.88

    Foundation Grant – Payroll Deduction Campaign
    1) South Elementary $250.00
    2) Callaway Hills Elementary $100.00

    Bobbie J. Howard:
    1) Peggy Gretlein- South School: Wiggle, scoot, and move to the beat of the class $493.33
    2) Jessica Deschu – Southwest Early Childhood Center: ConsciousDiscipline-Creating Brain Smart Classrooms $500.00
    3) Maria Reece – Moreau Heights, Math Practice Makes Perfect $496.22

    Innovative Teaching:
    1) Stephen Scott – Lewis & Clark Middle School: Digital Audio Recorders: Empowering Readers $500.00

    Professional Development:
    1) Jessica Deschu – Southwest Early Childhood Center; Conscious Discipline Conference Leader to Southwest to train all teachers $1,000.00
    2) Ruthie Capliner – EER: Missouri Gifted Association Conference Registration for 3 teachers $840.00


    2010 - 2011 GRANT RECIPIENTS

    School Initiative Grant:
    1) Cedar Hill Elementary – Character Education Library Books (Panera Bread Rising Above Grant) $1,453.95
    2) Callaway Hills Elem – Literacy Sets for Reading Comprehension $2,800.00
    3) East Elementary – Document Cameras $2,200.00
    4) Lawson Elementary – Character Education Library $4,997.88

    Foundation Grant – Payroll Deduction Campaign
    1) Callaway Hills Elementary $250.00
    2) South Elementary $100.00

    Innovative Teaching:
    1) David Hendrickson & Tonya Ellis: Missouri Author Visit - Derrick Barnes $500.00

    Bobbie Howard:
    1) Elizabeth Milhollin – technology for recorded reading $470.00
    2) Amy Sprenger – Guided Reading Library for Social Studies $466.20
    3) Elizabeth Milhollin – Supporting the Literacy Needs of Boys $495.71