The goal of the Arlington Education Foundation Classroom Grant program is to encourage educators to
develop and implement innovative and effective instructional strategies that result in all students learning
to higher standards.
Spring 2012 Classroom Grants
Arlington Education Foundation received 11 proposals for classroom 'mini grants' and approved eight of them for a total grant amount of $5150. The grants were awarded as follows:
• $1000 for the Highly Capable Program (grades 4-6) for four Lego MIndstorm Robotics kits, submitted by Laura Monjazeb
• $900 for Arlington High School special education program for reading comprehension materials, submitted by Lynn Stone
• $270 for seven iClickers , submitted by Greg Hurst, AHS
• $300 for the SVS Marimba Band for the balance of the cost of an alto marimba or two marimba stands, submitted by
• $480 for three sewing machines for Post Middle School home living program, submitted by Linda Piccolo
• $900 for Kent Prairie third grade classrooms for supplemental books and art materials, submitted by Stefan Katz
• $300 for iTunes cards for Kent Prairie Life Skills class to purchase apps for iPads, submitted by Allison Porter
• $1000 for 3 tablets for Eagle Creek first grade, submitted by Charlotte Burnham
The Projects selected for 2009/2010 cycle of funding are as follows:
Arlington High Schoolhool Video Production Live/Remote Broadcasting
Arlington High School Video Production Live/Remote Broadcasting effort to be used in the live production and broadcast of community and school district events. AEF has pledged to raise $10,000 in cash and in-kind donations to facilitate the production of live broadcasts in and around the Arlington community, including but not limited to School Board meetings; City Council meetings; sporting events; special events.
Board member, Sharon Billdt presents $10,000 to Erik Heinz for the Arlington High School Video Production Live/Remote Broadcasting project
Technology Teacher Stations at Post MS
Technology Teacher Stations for all classrooms at Post Middle School. 28 stations will be purchased and installed in each classroom, facilitating a wide variety of instructional practices that support student learning and maximize the use of teacher prep and instruction time. In addition, the proposal calls for Promethian Board interactive whiteboard installation in all math and science classrooms (9) at Post Middle School.
AEF has pledged to raise $47,000 in cash and in-kind donations.
Elementary Choral Library
Elementary Choral Library for Arlington School District. Elementary Music Teachers will coordinate the selection and purchase of choral music for the 5 elementary schools in the Arlington School District. A library of the music will be established and maintained. AEF has committed to raise $15,000 in cash and in-kind donations to establish this choral library.
AEF presents $15,000 to the Arlington School District to establish a choral library for all five elementary schools.