JET Middle Educators Awarded Teacher Vision Grants by the Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County
Johnston, SC – The Edgefield County School District (ECSD) is pleased to announce the awarding of 30 new Teacher Vision Grants to ECSD educators by the Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County (FPSEC).
“We are extremely grateful for the ongoing support of the Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County and its members for our many talented educators,” stated Dr. O’Gorman. “These new grants will allow our teachers to do some amazing things in their classrooms to enhance student engagement and elevate instruction.”
According to the FPSEC, the organization launched the Teacher’s Vision Grants program in 2009 to encourage creativity and innovation in the classroom. The grants support a variety of educational programs which include new programs in music and the arts, reading and literacy, hands-on and technology-driven math, science and social studies, and career-skills training.
Congratulations to the following JET Middle School teachers: Ruth Bledsoe, Using Picture Books in Math; Kaeli Findley, Manipulate Small Group Success; Jodi Knapp, Microbit V2.0: Excelling in Code; Kemberly Merritt and Allison Jackson, Awesome Audio Pen; Allison Rawls and Gloria Jackson, Ar-kid-tecture; and Anne Widel, Low Level Readers Literacy Project.