The Boardman Schools Fund For Educational Excellence awarded six teacher mini-grants, on Tues., Dec. 15. A donation of $2000 was presented to The Boardman Schools Fund by William Amendol, Secretary of the Boardman Education Association. Due to the Association’s generous donation, the Fund was able to give more teacher mini-grants for the 2015-16 school year, totaling $7280. Pictured are teacher recipients: left to right, standing, Thomas Ruggieri, Boardman High School Music, for Audio/Visual Infusion; Laura Kibby and Scott Lenhart, Glenwood Middle School 8th Grade Science, for Blooming Biomes for Sprouting Skills; Tamara Socie, Stadium Drive Kindergarten, for I Scream, We All Scream for Mini-I-Pads; Amanda Bero, Boardman High School, for Google Classroom; seated, Lindsay Skook, Boardman High School Resource Room, for Read and Relax; and Jessica Meli, Stadium Drive Elementary 2nd Grade, for Listen to Story in the Daily Five.
2016-2017 School Year Grant * Grant Total $7500
The Boardman Schools Fund For Educational Excellence awarded seven teacher mini-grants on Dec. 14, 2016, worth more than $7,500. A check donation for $2000 was presented by William Amendol, President of Boardman Education Assoc. Each teacher’s project is creative, and will encourage 21st Century Learning. Pictured: left to right, seated: BSFEE, Board of Directors: Donny Riccitelli; John Fryda; BSFEE President, Joyce Mistovich; Meg Harris; Edie Davidson; First row, Grant recipients: Dawn Fleming & Krista Schmied, West Blvd K, 'Bridging the Gap with Books'; Candace Fabry, Stadium Drive K, A Differentiated Look On Reading'; Superintendent, Tim Saxton; Heidi Peachock, Stadium Drive 1st Gr, 'Engaging Young Learners Through Language Arts Centers & Activities'; Shannon Carchedi, Andrea Kratzer & Eric Diefenderfer, Glenwood Jr High 7, 'Engineering Process & Scientific Inquiry'; William Amendol, President of BEA: Back Row, left to right: Dan Kibby & Jenn Bennett, West Blvd K, 'Bridging the Gap with Books'; Bob Pavalko, Elementary Schools K-4, Instruments: tambourines, maracas & sand blocks'; Laura Kibby & Scott Lenhart, Glenwood Jr. High 7-8, 'Science on the Go'; Whitney Resch, Glenwood Jr. High 7, 'Engineering Process & Scientific Process'; and Tim Harker, Glenwood Jr High, 'Boardman Maker Space'. Each project was capped at $1,500.