The A+ Education Foundation continues its commitment to education by awarding over $79,000 in grants to 59 Central Texas educators.
The A+ Education Foundation continues its commitment to education by awarding over $79,700 in grants to 59 Central Texas educators. Altogether, the A+ Education Foundation has awarded over $1.19 million in grants since the program’s inception in 2005.
“We are incredibly honored to be able to recognize and support this group of educators for going above and beyond to enrich student learning,” Georgia L. Johnson, A+ Education Foundation President, said. “Despite facing many challenges these last few years, this group has continued to rise to the occasion. Their commitment to education has not wavered and neither has ours.”
We are incredibly honored to be able to recognize and support this group of educators for going above and beyond to enrich student learning.
– Georgia L. Johnson, A+ Education Foundation Board President
Since 2005, the A+ Education Foundation has awarded 1,201 educators with over $1,197,500 in grants. This year, the A+ Education Foundation was pleased to expand eligibility to include any certified educator employed at a pre-K to 12 school within A+FCU’s field of membership.
Recipients will use grant funds to bring a diverse set of projects to life including:
Building a greenhouse and an outdoor classroom
Obtaining materials needed to establish coding and book clubs
Funding the publication of student-written memoirs
Buying toys, flexible seating, and supplies that encourage social and emotional learning
Acquiring tools for a multi-sensory space that encourages self-regulation
Purchasing a washer and dryer to teach life skills and promote waste reduction
Ordering computer science equipment for building and programming robots
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