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CCEF Awards 2023 Classroom Grants

Thursday morning the Clinton Community Education Foundation awarded its annual classroom grants.


Leslie Creager, a preschool teacher at Douglas School, received $540.07 for independent workstations.



Shannon O'Conner is the counselor for Douglas and Lincoln schools and she received $700 for the social-emotional learning curriculum.



The three kindergarten teachers at Douglas School received $1,320 for Osmo Learning. Paula Barton indicates it will allow students to be more hands on about what they are learning in the classroom.



Lincoln School kindergarten teacher Angela Ball received $450 for hands-on learning kits to help with reading development.



Second-grade teacher Bethany Coffman at CES received a grant to help with Read Across Clinton.



CES Reading Teacher Lindsey French received $100 towards purchasing a curriculum for English language learners.



$320 was awarded to Haley Bevans, a 6th-grade science teacher at CJHS, that will be used for volcano projects as part of the earth science unit.



CJHS seventh grade science teacher Kristen Cooper received $1,609.62 to help with her classes' STEM Day at the YMCA on May 12.



Michelle Knap is the junior high FACS teacher and she received $3,914 for a mobile demonstration table with a mirror and cooktop.



CJHS intervention teacher Kristi Payne received $949.75 for reading games.



Diana King, a CJHS special education teacher, received $500 to assist her living skills class take field trips.



Clinton High School shop teachers Fred Knap and Mark Tarbox were able to purchase a CNC plasma arc cutter with a $5,000 grant.



Joe Scanavino is a German teacher at CHS and he received $500 to start a German American Partnership Program at the high school. 



Terry Husted with CCEF notes the classroom grants help fill the gap that is left by regular school funding and to enhance the learning experience in Clinton schools.



Husted indicates in addition to regular classroom grants, CCEF also has recurring grants for projects that occur every year.

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