This grant would provide our Kindergarten and K/1 team the ability to provide our students with dramatic play tools. These tools include; a sink, refrigerator, stove, hutch cabinet, stainless steel cookware, doll house set-up and multi-ethnic baby dolls. In addition, this grant will provide our team with culturally sensitive loose
Grant Applicant
Edith Martinez
Grant Co-applicants
Amalia Niewendorp
Gladiz de la Torre
Molly Holiday
Grant Date
School Site
Kings Beach Elementary
Grant Category
Life Skills & Health
In Kindergarten Science (K-LS1-1) we use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive. The needs of plants for light, soil, water and space to grow is observable. We would like a hands-on experience, an outdoor classroom in addition to the use of media
Grant Applicant
Kim Krengel - Kindergarten TES
Grant Co-applicants
Kindergarten team
Grant Date
School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
Life Skills & Health
Mathematics & Science
Purchase the PeaceJam Junior Curriculum for our school. It is accessed online with videos, lesson plans, and downloadable information. Truckee Elementary School received an award for our Blended ELD model. When I attended training last summer in Sacramento, I learned of ways to enhance our Blended ELD program and our
Grant Applicant
Marguerite Paras
Grant Date
School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
History/ Social Science
Life Skills & Health
Literacy
We are requesting grant funding for cross country skis, bindings, boots, and poles for Glenshire Elementary School that will be used by the all students in the primary grades including transitional kindergarten, kindergarten, first, and second grades. Over twenty plus years ago, an Excellence In Education grant helped Glenshire Elementary
Grant Applicant
Margie Lapoint
Grant Co-applicants
Terrina Woodard
Mary Berelson
Jean Fournier
Grant Date
School Site
Glenshire Elementary
Grant Category
Life Skills & Health
Physical Education
Numerous studies have shown that indoor plants provide a number of benefits for health and wellbeing, including decreases in illness symptoms, increases in work performance and job satisfaction, and lifting of spirits (for review, see, eg., Burchett et al., 2010). One specific study, conducted in Norway (Fjeld, 2002) found that
Grant Applicant
Stephanie Blume
Grant Co-applicants
Kelly Akins, Ed.S. School Psychologist, Truckee Elementary & Donner Trail Elementary
Grant Date
School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
Life Skills & Health
We are seeking funds to purchase drum equipment for the Truckee High School marching band. The marching drumline's snare drums (the highest in the drum line) and the tenor drums (carried in sets of 4 as a "quad") that the THS band uses have taken a beating for decades. They
Grant Applicant
Dan Dickerman
Grant Co-applicants
Jesse Steele
Grant Date
School Site
Truckee High School
Grant Category
Art/ Music
Life Skills & Health
Creating mindful students enhances the educational experience for individual students and the entire class. When students are able to think and reflect, their learning improves. Providing students with reflection journals to keep their thoughts in one space will provide them with the skills needed to share and think in appropriate
Grant Applicant
Diane Welch
Grant Co-applicants
Dana Seaborg
Grant Date
School Site
Sierra Expeditionary Learning School
Grant Category
Life Skills & Health
Description During the 2018-2019 school year, Excellence in Education Foundation funded a Sierra High School Sources of Strength grant oriented around student wellness. During the 2017-2018 school year, students used their Sources of Strength training to support school wide wellness. Because of student interest in building wellness and culture in
Grant Applicant
Sierra High School- Alicia Lampley-Gebel
Grant Date
School Site
Sierra High School
Grant Category
Life Skills & Health
Research has demonstrated time and again the impact students' social and emotional wellbeing can have on their learning; consequently, as the Elementary Social Skills Teacher for the district, I serve students with some of the most significant needs. Through implementation of the Why Try Resilience Curriculum (of which I am
Grant Applicant
Matthew Drexel
Grant Date
School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
Life Skills & Health
Over the 2017-18 school year, the TTUSD EL coordinators have participated as Pioneers of Academic Discourse. We have committed to videoing students on a monthly basis as they are in the middle of conversation to document their growth as confident speakers. Our obstacle with nearly all the videos has been
Grant Applicant
Abby Osborn
Grant Date
School Site
Tahoe Lake Elementary
Grant Category
Life Skills & Health
Literacy
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