Teacher Excellence Grants

Student using SHES Book Vending MachineIn 2021, the foundation awarded $9,982 in Teacher Excellence Grants:
-Dayton Creek Elementary School: Tower to Table
-Spring Hill Elementary School:
 Imagination Playground and 3D Pens
-Spring Hill Middle School: Orchestra Workstation
-Spring Hill High School: Wacom Tablets for Graphic Design

In 2020, the foundation awarded $7,885 in Teacher Excellence Grants:
-Spring Hill Elementary School: Bookworm Vending Machine
-Spring Hill Middle School / Woodland Spring Middle School
-Woodland Spring Middle School: Logo Engineering Wall and Structural Engineering with Mola Models
-Spring Hill High School: Nikon Lens

In 2019, the foundation awarded $11,702 in Teacher Excellence Grants:
-Spring Hill Elementary School: Drum Circle and Video Announcements Project
-Wolf Creek Elementary School: World Music Drumming, Financial Literacy Project and STEAM Exploration Project
Spring Hill Middle School: Sphero Robotics and Yearbook Equipment
-Woodland Spring Middle School: Sphero Robotics
-Spring Hill High School: Photography Equipment and Perfect Pasta

In 2018, the foundation changed the name and focus of the grant to Excellence Grants for Teachers. The foundation awarded $11,377.26 to teachers:
-Prairie Creek Elementary School: Broadcasting Studio Equipment
-Wolf Creek Elementary School: Mobile Makerspace
-Spring Hill Middle School: #SHMSReadandRide
-Spring Hill High School: T-shirt Dryer

In 2017, the Innovation Grant projects included: STEAMing Ahead at PCES: With LittleBits, Steppin' Up Learning, Design & Build Engineering, Raku - A Japanese Tradition, Shaken Baby Simulator and Flexible Seating at SHMS.  

In 2016, the Spring Hill Education Foundation awarded their first Innovation Grants to district teachers. They distributed $4,049 to six recipients. The projects included:  STEM Bins, OSMO Explorer Kits, Anatomy in Clay, Breakout EDU, Empathy Belly and Alternative desk/work spaces for students.

For questions and additional information, please contact shef@usd230.org.