Mini-grants support 10 teachers’ projects
March 30, 2022
ASHLAND – Ashland City Schools Foundation and Ashland County Community Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of their spring semester teacher mini-grants.
These mini-grants will allow ten Ashland County educators to implement innovative programs and projects to advance student learning, both in and outside their classrooms.
Grants totaled $4,822 from ACSF and $9,624 from ACCF. The following teachers received grants from one or both foundations:
Ashland City Schools Foundation
- Shari Harlan, Edison Elementary School, received a grant for Practice Makes Proficient
- Karina McFrederick, Edison Elementary School, received a grant for Lights, Camera, ACTION!
Ashland City Schools Foundation and Ashland County Community Foundation
- Tracy Morgan, Ashland High School, received a grant for Shaping Students Into Scientists (Nearhood 1st year teacher)
- Adam Schulte, Ashland High School, received a grant for Happy Atoms & Snatoms: Physical Molecules in a Digital World
Ashland County Community Foundation
- Mark LaGoy, Ashland Christian School, received a grant for Believe in Ohio
- Kimberly Crislip Payne, Ashland City School District, received a grant for PUREMOVEMENT
- Cassie Swanson, Mapleton Middle School, One School, One Book
- Kara Young, Edison Elementary School, Field Trip Friday
- Seth Youngen, Loudonville High School, Creating Code with TI-84+ Calculator, Hub and Rover
- Janie Zeger, Reagan Elementary School, Maker Space for Learning
Ashland City Schools Foundation and Ashland County Community Foundation accept applications for teacher mini-grants each September and January. Grant requests should be for programs and projects that are not covered by school budgets.
For fall 2022 grants, any K-12 teacher from any school in Ashland County may apply online at www.ashlandforgood.org/grants between May 1 and September 8. Applicants from the Ashland City School district will be considered for ACSF grants, and all applicants will be considered for ACCF grants. Questions should be directed to Kristin Aspin, Chief Program Officer, Ashland County Community Foundation, at (419) 281-4733 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Ashland City Schools Foundation: Ashland City Schools Foundation promotes excellence in academics, the arts and athletics while providing educational opportunities for all students and educators in the Ashland City School District. ACSF has disbursed nearly $1 million to support the students of Ashland City Schools.
About Ashland County Community Foundation: Ashland County Community Foundation advances philanthropy and improves the quality of life in Ashland County by connecting people who care with causes that matter. ACCF has awarded over $20 million in scholarships, grants and distributions.