The Worcester Educational Development Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the following mini-grants for Spring 2017 totaling more than $4800. Funded proposals focused on civic engagement to help students become better informed citizens for the preservation of our democracy.
Mini-lecture Series for AP US History Students – Colleen Kelly – District-wide
Civics with Digital Literacy – Jayne Cardin – Rice Square
Worcester, You Have a Friend in me – Christine Rovezzi – Gates Lane
All American City Tour – Brenda Dubrey – Thorndyke Road
North High Community Outreach Committee – Allyson Houlihan – North High
Unitey Culinary & Musical Arts Series – Alexizendria Link – North High
Lin-Manuel Miranda: A Study in Text to Music – Phyllis Goldstein – North High
Civic Engagement: Teens Learning About and Supporting Early Literacy – Chris Pappas – Alternative High
3 Dimensional Design Renditions – Jennifer Rochon – Worcester Technical
Aligned with ADA Guidelines – Rick Torres
Bullying Prevention Project – Lilyvette Perez – Chandler Magnet
Cultural & Linguistic Library – Steve Alzamora – New Citizen Center
Understanding OSHA Regulations – Brian Cummings – Worcester Technical
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.