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 East – Mary Ann McFarland – City View School
Art Reads: Literacy in the Art Classroom – Victoria 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 & Literacy – Lynn-Anne Handleman – ACT/Chandler Magnet
Break It Down – Jill Thibodeau – Sullivan Middle School
Vernon Walking Club – Patricia Murphy-Brown – Vernon Hill School
Pickle-Ball – Victor Navedo – Burncoat Middle School
ABC VWA Project – Lynn Reed – Union Hill School
My Plate is Full! – Meghan McDonald – Goddard School
Bridging the Gap for Life – Nico Flowers – West Tatnuck School
Bringing Brain Together – Amy 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.