WEDF Announces Spring 2023 Mini-Grant Recipients

The Worcester Educational Development Foundation, Inc. funded more than $5,000 in mini-grants for educators in the Worcester Public Schools.

The grants funded extraordinary projects to enhance and enrich teaching and learning in WEDF’s areas of focus: Arts and Culture, College and Career Readiness, Health and Wellness, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.

The grants were funded through WEDF’s Distinguished Alumni & Friends of the Worcester Public Schools event, the Office of District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr., individual donations, and the general funds of the WEDF.

Congratulations to all of the grant recipients, and a huge thank you to our grant review committee!

2023 Mini-Grant Award Recipients

Dina Taylor • Worcester Technical High School • Children’s Library
Meg Cook • Elm Park School • Harvesting Healthy Habits
Gregory Jones • South High School • Modernizing Physics Classroom
Dante Quercio • Claremont School • Cougar Coding Club
Jane Dowd • Burncoat High School • BHS Memorial Courtyard
Brenda Hernandez • Worcester East Middle School • Peace Over Violence
Andrea Cook • Burncoat Middle School • Thrills & Chills
Tom Donington • Burncoat High School • Burncoat Billgoats
Jackie Latino • North High School • Happy Beans Coffee Shop
Alana Juneau • Worcester Arts Magnet • Clay All Day!
Debra Bianculli • Tatnuck Magnet School • Light, Shadow & Color 
Michele Petty • Roosevelt School • Getting Moving In PE!

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