North Little Rock Public Education Foundation
2014 Innovative Teaching Grants
30 Grants Awarded
10/27/2014

The North Little Rock Public Education Foundation awarded 30 Innovative Teaching Grants to teachers in the North Little Rock School District on Friday, October 24, 2014. A total of over $22,000 was awarded to teachers at the elementary and secondary level.

Grants are awarded based on their ability to impact academic achievement. Successful projects are shared with other teachers in the district, in an effort to allow them to be replicated. This is the ninth year that the grants have been offered. Over 170 grants have been awarded, valued at $150,000.


This year's Innovative Teaching Grants are as follows:

HEATHER HAZESLIP Lakewood Elementary
STEM Learning Projects $540.00
PATSY CARTER Glenview Elementary
On Board! $198.83
Read 'Em, Keep 'Em $782.84
KATIE TORGERSON Park Hill Elementary
Books & Resources $1000.00
SHELLE HOUSE NLRHS Soph/West
Leveling the Field: Forensics & Debate $1000.00
AMANDA WARE Indian Hills Elementary
Following Our Journey $500.00
MICHELLE DORSEY Seventh Street Elementary
Three Cheers for Theater Kids $500.00
AMBER PECK Meadow Park Elementary
Needing More Non (Non-Fiction That Is!) $500.00
AMANDA LEWIS Crestwood Elementary
Pellets for Poppy $300.00
ELENA REYES LOVINS Amboy Elementary
CSI: NLR $1000.00
TAMMY REEDER Glenview Elementary Math+Literacy=Mastery $918.28
TRACY HARRIS North Heights Elementary
iPads Help Us Learn! $445.98
EMILY JOHNSON Crestwood Elementary
To Information & Beyond $695.00
LANCE WALTERS Lakewood Elementary
Mini Investment for Major Returns $250.00
KIM BARTON Boone Park Elementary
What Do I Want to Be? How Can I Help Others? $495.00
SARA LOGAN Lakewood Elementary
Launch into STEM $960.00
KELSEY DELLINGER Amboy Elementary
Literacy Workstations $250.00
Crazy for Chromebooks $884.97
JULIE DRAKE NLRSD
It's All About the Kids and Graduation$1000.00
ROSALIND UTLEY Boone Park Elementary
Stories That Come to Life $485.00
VICKI THOMAS Boone Park Elementary
Learning Through Technology $500.00
GENEA THARPE Glenview Elementary
Design and Engineering $493.50
DIANNE PHILLIPS Lakewood Middle
Literacy Homework Library $800.00
JANET PERKINS NLRHS-Freshman
Freshman-Work Ready $1000.00
JENNIFER FRANCE Indian Hills Elementary
Future Chef's of Arkansas $1000.00
SHARI CATES Lakewood Middle
Robotics - Innovative Ideas $1000.00
SHELLY JONES Lakewood Middle
Moving in a Positive Direction $1000.00
MELISSA WALLS NLR Academy
Operation Mindstorm $982.52
MOLLIE BANKS Lakewood Middle/NLRHS Fresh
Singing Together $600.00
CHARLES JONES NLR Academy
Blue Blazers Student Leadership Program $963.28

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