Bedford Education Foundation

 

Past Grant Recipients

2016 Grants

 

 

 

 

Name

Role

School

Description of Grant

Amount

Chelsea Correia

 

Peter Woodbury

Morning News Show

$2,500

Meagan Read

 

Riddle Brook

UCONN Confratute

$3,987

Tracey Gamache

 

Riddle Brook

Singapore Math Strategies

$1,834

Abigail Bergen

SPED Gr 5

McKelvie

Therapy Bunny “Noodle”

$500

Heather Brunelle

 

Lurgio

Project Based Learning

$2,800

Georgia Brussard

Language Arts Teacher

Lurgio

Best Practices in Literacy Instruction with Technology

$1,308

Robert Jozokos

 

BHS

French Sister School / Mandarin (Taiwan) Sister School

$9,080

Terry Bullard

 

School District

Digital Learning Day #futureready

$5,000

 

 

 

 

 

2015 Grants

 

 

 

 

Name

Role

School

Description of Grant

Amount

Jessica Ferenc

 

Peter Woodbury

Child Light Yoga Basic Training

$425

Josefine Garcia

 

Memorial Elementary

Mindfulness at Memorial School

$1,000

Jodi Parson

Guidance Counselor

McKelvie

Lynda Mullaly Hunt Author Visit, “One for the Murphys”

$1,255

Georgia Brussard / Joanne Tranchemontagne

Language Arts Teachers

Lurgio

The Art of Teaching Grammar

$1,065

Lisa Dudgeon

 

BHS

AP Comparative Government and Politics

$1,445

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Grants

 

 

 

 

Name

Role

School

Description of Grant

Amount

Tristan Bowen

 

 

NEAG Center for Gifted and Talented

 

Mary Ellen Spain

 

 

Brain Cogs – Executive Functioning Software

 

J. Fine / H. Woods

 

McKelvie

A Long Walk to Water

 

R. Ramsey / H. Woods

 

McKelvie

IMSE Advanced Continuum Training

 

Heather Brunelle

 

Lurgio

Flipped Classroom

 

Bob Jozokos

 

BHS

Sister School in Spain

 

Zanna Blaney / Kristie Torbick

Guidance Counselors

BHS

Base Camp & Challenge Day

 

Laura Chanette

 

BHS

Modern Language Study Abroad Program and Spain

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 Grants

 

 

 

 

Name

Role

School

Description of Grant

Amount

Dan Caron

Technology Integration

BHS

Advanced Manufacturing

 

Andrew Mezeskes

 

BHS

National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention

 

Angela Dearborn / Michelle King

 

Riddle Brook

Author Visit for K-2

 

Mary Ellen Spain

 

Riddle Brook

Brain Cogs

 

Kate Schoedinger

 

Lurgio

Columbia Writer’s Workshop

 

Zanna Blaney / Kristie Torbick

 

BHS

Challenge Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 Grants

 

 

 

 

Name

Role

School

Description of Grant

Amount

Zanna Blaney/Kristie Torbick

Guidance Counselors

BHS

Base Camp

$925

Zanna Blaney/Kristie Torbick

Guidance Counselors

BHS

Challenge Day

$2,680

Kubda Pomeroy/Maureen Liapri

Reading specialists

BHS

BHS Reading Plus

$1000

Elinor Schwartz

Librarian

Memorial

Institute on the Teaching of Reading

$1175

Abigail Bergen

SPED Gr 5

McKelvie

LDA International Conference

$1,350

Kate Schoedinger

Reading Specialist

Lurgio

Katy Grant Writer's Workshop

$2,500

Deborah Sinamark

Second Grade Teacher

Memorial

Diagnosis and Remediation of Learning

$950

 

 

 

 

 

2011 Grants

 

 

 

 

Name

Role

School

Description

Amount

Andrea Campbell

2nd Grade

MEM

Natural History Drawing

$1,710

Nicholas Bellow

Librarian

BHS

Big 6 Summer Academy

$773

Carrie Christie

Speech/Language Pathologist

Lurgio

Opening Avenues to Communication

$950

Angelia Dearborn

3rd Grade

RBS

Author Visit

$1,210

Donna Dennis

Technology Integration

Lurgio

ISTE conference

$1,250

Courtney Hannah

SEED Teacher

MEM

Renewable Wind Energy

$200

Sandy Hazelton

Math

BHS

Lunar Workshop for Educators

$1,737

Susan MacMillan

Instructional Tech Specialist

McKelvie

ISTE conference

$1,250

Wendy Morrow

Math

BHS

Lunar Workshop for Educators

$1,995

Rosemary Nunnally

2nd Grade

PWS

Dinosaur Collecting Expedition

$356

Marianne O'Loan

6th Grade

McKelvie

Brain Gym Training Level 3

$1,579

Marianne O'Loan

6th Grade

McKelvie

Brain Gym Training Level 1 & 2

$1,210

Debra Rodd

Technology

RBS

ISTE conference

$1,250

Craig Shiel

Math

BHS

ISTE conference

$1,250

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Grants

 

 

 

 

Name

Role

School

Description

Amount

Sara Cassin

5-6 Health Educator

McKelvie

4th National Conference on Girl Bullying

$1180

Jodi Parson

5-6 Guidance Counselor

McKelvie

4th National Conference on Girl Bullying

$1180

Lisa Pleat

Guidance Counselors

MEM/RBS/PWS

Elementary Guidance Media Library

$900*

Robin Clark

Guidance Counselors

MEM/RBS/PWS

Elementary Guidance Media Library

$900

Martha Reese

Guidance Counselors

MEM/RBS/PWS

Elementary Guidance Media Library

$900

Amy Meserve

Special Educator, Gr 2

Riddlle Brook

Diagnosis and Remediation of Learning Problems in Mathematics

$1800*

Jody Louison

Special Educator, Gr 1

Riddle Brook

Diagnosis and Remediation of Learning Problems in Mathematics

$1800*

Maria Gray

Special Educator, Gr 3

Riddle Brook

Diagnosis and Remediation of Learning Problems in Mathematics

$1800*

Donna Dennis

Technology Integration

Lurgio

International Society for Technology in Education 2010 Conference

$1750

Pam Ilg

Principal and 4th grade curriculum coordinator

MEM/RBS/PWS

Lego Engineering

$4750

Georgia Brussard

7th Grade Language Arts Teacher

Lurgio

Summer Literacy Institute - Reclaiming our teaching passion

$840

Maria Bechis

Chemistry

BHS

Reducing Student Phobias in Mathematics and Experimental Design

$1175

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Grants

 

 

 

 

Name

Role

School

Description of Grant

Amount

Katie Curran

Music Teacher

Peter Woodbury

Growing Inside Out - Musical Landscape

$4,850 

Georgia Brussard

Language Arts

Lurgio Middle  

Literacy Institute

$1,525 

Catherine Tuttle

Art Teacher

Bedford High  

Jewelry - Imitative Techniques in Polymer Clay

$688 

Bernadette Porat

Writing Coach

Bedford Elementary  s

Children's Literature by Celebrated Maine Authors

$2,000 

Laurel Anderson

Special Educator

Memorial/BEEP

Complete Guide to Autism/Asperger's Syndrome

$725 

 

 

 

 

 

2008 Grants

 

 

 

 

Name

Role

School

Description of Grant

Amount

Kristin Possee

SEED

Peter Woodbury  

Picture Writing

$2,384

Chip McGee

Asst. Superintendent

SAU 25

Rechargers

$2,361

Chip McGee

Asst. Superintendent

SAU 25

Schools as Fine Art Galleries

$8,385

Catherine Tuttle

Art Teacher

Bedford High  

Art New England @ Bennington College

$1,986

Julia Astbury

Math & Science

Lurgio Junior High  

The Galapagos Islands Experience

$2,105

Lynn Knoll

LD Specialist

Peter Woodbury  

LD National Conference

$1,130

Michelle King

3rd Grade Teacher

Riddle Brook  

Math Exemplars

$700

Mindy Beltramo

Librarian

Peter Woodbury  

Growing Fertile Minds Program

$1,112

Connie Roberge

2nd Grade Teacher

Peter Woodbury  

Growing Fertile Minds Program

$1,112

Diane Lonerhos

Technology Integration

Peter Woodbury  

Picture Writing Program

$685

Anne Lederhos

Art Teacher

Peter Woodbury  

Picture Writing Program

$685

Marilu Wilson

Reading Specialist

Memorial  

Sea What Lies Beneath

$5,180

Joreen Hendry

Math & Science Instructional Specialist

All K-8

Authentic Assessment Program

$3,000

Deborah Sinamark

2nd Grade Teacher

Memorial  

Columbia Teachers College Writing Workshop

$2,000

 

 

 

 

 

2007 Grants

 

 

 

 

Name

Role

School

Project

Amount

Andrea Campbell

2nd Grade Teacher

Memorial  

Natural History Drawing

$1,276

Denise Fournier

1st Grade Teacher

Memorial  

Columbia Teachers College Writing Project

$2,150

Kathy Effenerger

2nd Grade Teacher

Riddle Brook  

Columbia Teachers College Writing Project

$2,000

Jennifer Paguyo

2nd Grade Teacher

Riddle Brook  

Columbia Teachers College Writing Project

$2,000


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