WEDF Announces Fall, 2019 Mini-Grants

 The Worcester Educational Development Foundation, Inc. is funding $ 6536 in mini-grants for educators in the Worcester Public Schools for programs that will enhance and enrich teaching and learning.

The programs align with curriculum and at least one of WEDF’s four main areas of focus:

  • Health and Wellness
  • Culture and Arts
  • College and Career Readiness
  • STEM

The grants are funded through WEDF’s annual Distinguished Alumni & Friends of the Worcester Public Schools event. 

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.

2019 Mini-Grant Award Recipients

Belmont CommunityMegan SheaHoop Designs
Worcester East MiddleAnn Marie MorrisseyIndoor Plants
Thorndyke RoadTheresa RiveraTRS Composts
Burncoat MiddleMeredith LordPainting Project
Burncoat MiddleVictoria CaezzaWhat’s the Matter with Color?
May StreetLuke RobertFull STEM Ahead
Burncoat Middle & HighSarah ConnellLet’s Build Ballpark
Midland StreetNoeliz IrizarryCreating a Classroom Museum
Columbus ParkKathy MartinelliAnimals are Everywhere
South HighEmilie RichmondTravel to the Olympiad
Grafton StreetGretchen SavariaPhy Ed Fiasco
Worcester TechKyle BrennerGrowing Technical Skills
Thorndyke RoadBrenda DubreyKids in the Kitchen
Chandler MagnetZohar BadenhausenWeather Station
West TatnuckEllen MoynihanSTEAM in the Art Room
Lincoln StreetMichelle GabrielianRecharge and in Charge
Doherty HighStacey HillCalculate Carbon Storage
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