In 2018, the Education Foundation changed the name and focus of the grant to Excellence Grants for Teachers. SHEF awarded nearly $11,500 to teachers:
Prairie Creek Elementary: Broadcasting Studio Equipment
Wolf Creek Elementary: Mobile Makerspace
Spring Hill Middle: #SHMSReadandRide
Spring Hill High: 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 Education Foundation awarded its first Innovation Grants to district teachers. They distributed nearly $4,100 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.
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