Award Winners

Congratulations to our Spring 2015 Mini-Grant Award Winners!

The Worcester Educational Development Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the following mini-grants for Spring 2015 totaling more than $ 5,000.  Funded proposals include those that were creative, innovative and interdisciplinary.


Ebru:  The Flowing Colors of the Middle EastMary Ann McFarland – City View School

Art Reads:  Literacy in the Art ClassroomVictoria Caezza – Burncoat Middle School

Kids on the Go!Carolyn Sacco – F.J. McGrath School

Sensory Garden Experience Maureen O’Brien – North High School

Reading Buddies & LiteracyLynn-Anne Handleman – ACT/Chandler Magnet

Break It DownJill Thibodeau – Sullivan Middle School

Vernon Walking ClubPatricia Murphy-Brown – Vernon Hill School

Pickle-BallVictor Navedo – Burncoat Middle School

ABC VWA ProjectLynn Reed – Union Hill School

My Plate is Full!Meghan McDonald – Goddard School

Bridging the Gap for Life Nico Flowers – West Tatnuck School

Bringing Brain TogetherAmy Pettingell – Lincoln Street


The request for proposals and a technical assistance session was offered to all instructional personnel in the Worcester Public Schools. A broad-based committee included representatives from the community and district and also included high school students.

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