MTEF Grant Awards target areas in technology, curriculum, and personnel to maintain the high quality education our children need for today’s 21st century global economy.
21st Century Mobile Technology ($56,957) This grant will ensure 21st Century student learning by providing, Chromebooks and Carts to our students in all six schools.
Computer Lab Upgrades ($44,028) This grant will help elementary and middle school teachers provide their students with relevant, up-to-date curriculum.
Professional Development ($32,500) This grant is annual support for building principals to have discretionary funds to meet School Growth Plan Achievement Goals.
HHS Social Studies Textbooks ($20,000) The purchase of World Studies textbooks in order to update materials and resources will support our students in meeting curricular standards.
Implementing Writer's Workshop ($20,000) This grant supports the implementation of Writer's Workshop in the English/Language Arts curriculum for all elementary kindergarten through grade 5 classrooms.
AVID Summer Institute ($15,000) This grant allows middle and high school teachers to expand their knowledge regarding the implementation of the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) College and Career Readiness System.
Gifted and Talented Resources ($15,000) This grant provides high quality instructional resources at the kindergarten through grade 8 levels.
Advanced Placement Excellence ($7,240) This grant includes AP teacher training and will provide resources and curriculum-writing time for the new AP Music Theory class for the 2014-2015 school year.
Donor Designated Donations ($82,850) Individual donors have funded these grants to meet specific needs throughout the school district. The use of these funds is designated by the donor and includes funding items such as teaching awards, learning resources, and other technology related equipment.
Excellence in Teaching Awards ($3,000) Due to the continued generosity of our donors, we are able to award Excellence in Teaching Awards at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Please refer to the Teaching Awards section to read more about this year’s recipients.
$296,575 / Total Grants
We would like to thank the members of the Grants Advisory Committee: Brett Bowers, Jeridon Clark, Kate Dunning, Myra George, David Hokeness, Matt Joynt, Susan Malmquist, Debbie Martin, Bill Mayer, Chair Tom Price, Bryan Sadoff, Robin Schlei, Joey Sulsberger, and Andi Zimmerman.
Thank you. Your donation helps students succeed. The Mequon-Thiensville Education Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization.