2017-2018 Approved Grants

At the June, 2017 Board of Education Meeting, RPEF Trustees presented a check for $61,921 to Dr. Matthew Murphy and members of the BOE.  These grants will fund a wide range of programs and technologies in all five Ramsey public schools.  Read on for a detailed list of what will be funded.  Join our mailing list (on our website), and we will keep you updated as these exciting projects are implemented.

2017/18 Grants Total = $61,921

Tisdale and Hubbard Schools

  • Google Expedition Classroom (Virtual Reality): $14,000
  • Poetry Power @ Tisdale: $4,300 (Innovative Educator grant awarded to Ms. Dunne and Ms. Ebeling)
  • plus $500 to Hubbard for 2nd highest participation rate in the 4th Annual Sprint for Our Schools

Dater School

  • Dater Musical:  $6,000
  • Ramsey Alive: $7,000
  • plus $1000 for highest participation rate in the 4th Annual Sprint for Our Schools

Smith School

  • Smith Musical: $2,400
  • Character Education Programs: $7,896
  • MakerSpace After School Program: $768 (Innovative Educator grant awarded to Mr. Poage)
  • GRIT After School Program: $1,607 (Innovative Educator grant awarded to Mr. Franchini and Mr. St. Thomas)
  • Technology Education/Tetrix Robotic Engineering: $9,750 (Innovative Educator grant awarded to Mr. Truppi

Ramsey High School

  • Writing Center Contests $1,000

District

Tuition for 6 teachers to attend Teacher’s College Columbia University Summer Institutes: $5700

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