AEF Mini-Grants

DSC03238 The Albany Education Foundation provides grants for teachers.  Educators apply for mini grants in the fall and the grants are distributed before the winter holidays.  These grants provide for specific educational activities that enrich existing programs and the positive things already happening in Albany public schools.  Criteria for mini grants is included in the Grant Application section.

 

 

Photo: Marin Kindergarten grant for developing a science center

 

AEF is pleased to award these Mini Grants for 2016-2017 totaling just almost $18,000.  See photos of some of the mini grants here.

 

Albany Children’s Center

Preschool Literacy Project with ManjiriPatkar – 32 students grades pre K – Kindergarten

 

Cornell Elementary School

Agility & Balance: Movement Challenges for K-3 Students with Joel Gildersleeve – 380 kindergarten students

Leveled Library Project with Edith Johnson, Christine Prehn, Nancy Johnson, & April Stewart – 150 kindergarten students

Alexander Lindsey Museum Owls Presentation with Ellen Murff, Joanie Wickstrom, Alene Falconi, & Shanna Dennis – 86 first grade students

Weekly Cooking Activity with Martha Schneidau – 10 students grades 1 – 5

Marin Elementary School

New Books for TK/ACC Library with Judith Carey – 80 students grades pre K – Kindergarten

Leveled Library with Naomi Gardner – 28 fifth grade students

Kids for the Bay with Laura Halperin,Savitri Khalsa, Charles Medved, Maritza Hiltscher – 87 third grade students

Building My Classroom Library with Adele King – 22 kindergarten students

Lindsay Wildlife Museum: Owls In-Class Presentation with Pansy Lou, Amy Evoy, Stephanie Joffe, Rochelle Oliveira – 86 first grade students

Grammar/Language Games with Lauren Mishork – 20 students grades 1 – 3

 

Ocean View Elementary School

Social Movements: Cultivating Changemakers with Bridgette Banales – 28 fourth grade students

Leveled Classroom Library with Helen Choi – 25 fifth grade students

Flexible Seating Arrangements with Kari Finan, Justine Briones, Maya Kim – 75 first grade students

Books for Struggling Readers with Susan Goose – 12 fourth grade students

Fun with Critical Thinking with Cindy Hatem – 88 kindergarten students

Growth Mindset Read Alouds with Mimi Ingalls – 25 fourth grade students

Materials for Third Grade Units with Nicole Shigeta – 20 third grade students

Baking Center with Judith Sinclair – 27 fifth grade students

Classroom Library with Judith Sinclair – 27 fifth grade students

Text Connections with Cheryl Willis – 400 grades 1 – 5 students

 

Albany Middle School

Instrument Storage Shelves with Richard Chisholm – 200 students grades 6 – 8

Color Toner Cartridges for Art Department with Natacha Christopherson – 100 students grades 7 & 8

Diversity Gay Straight Alliance T-Shirts   with Stacy Uyeda & Karen Friesen – 25 students grades 6 – 8

Cardiovascular Endurance Incentive Program with Penelope Lackey – 300 students grades 6 – 8

AMS School Play – Sets, Costumes and Props with Amy Penney – 100 students grades 6 – 8

Painting the Figure with Aliza Cohen & Virginia Tremblay – 45 students grades 10 – 12

 

Albany High School

Tripods for Photography Program with Rachael Hubbard – 150 students grades 11 & 12

Edhelper – Website for Teacher Educational Resources with Carla Jordan-Swan – 24 students grades 9 – 12

Year’s Subscription to The Week Magazine with Carla Jordan-Swan – 30 students grades 9 – 12

Audible.com with Carla Jordan-Swan – 100 students grades 9 – 12

Reverse Job Shadow Day with Lourdes Sampayo & Miriam Walden – 120 students grades 11 & 12 (includes MacGregor High School students)

Smocks for the Art Room with Virginia Tremblay & Aliza Cohen – 270 students grades 9 – 12

Screen Printing Tools and Supplies with Virginia Tremblay, Aliza Cohen, & Miriam Walden – 100 students grades 9 – 12

 

Multi-Site

Adapted P.E. Equipment – New and Improved with Nancy Henderson – 36 students grades pre K – 12

Alternative Seating Options to Enhance Attention and Learning with Cristina Sutinen Gonzales & Sarah Ursini – 30 students grades K – 6

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