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Galveston ISD’s Educational Foundation awarded the 2021-2022 grant winners. A total of $112,000 was handed out this year to 29 deserving teachers and staff. Congratulations to everyone who received a grant! Listed below are details about each grant awarded:

Instructional Tools for GISD Newcomers (in honor of Desiree Hartnett)
Jeffery Paysse & MJ Aceituno, Bilingual/ESL Programs
$4,691.10

Time To Reward STEM Thinkers
Dr. Jean Langevine, districtwide
$836.30 

Theater Stage Cyclorama Installation
Damon Gibson, Collegiate Academy
$4,591.69 

Students Call Them Jail Cells
Justin Davis, Collegiate Academy
$7,942.45 

CATV - Collegiate Academy Television
Rodolfo Severino, Collegiate Academy
$8,988.36 

R.O.A.R.S. 2.0 (Readers Overcoming Adversity and Reaching Success) Reaching Out for Literacy)
Sheryl Stewart , Collegiate Academy
$3,102.00 

Writing Through the Roof: Improving STAAR Scores with NoRedInk
Clarence Murray, Austin Middle School
$1,714.50

Stemscopes Stars
Cameron Andrade, Parker Elementary School
$4,283.55 

Ready to Read! Today a Reader. Tomorrow a Leader!
Stacey Teer and Andrea Lenio, Parker Elementary School
$4,900.00 

STEMtastic Learning in Kindergarten!
Angelica Castro, Burnet Elementary School
$1,953.99 

Premier Autism Programming
Cathy LeDoux, Burnet and Oppe Elementary Schools
$4,319.84 

4th Grades Excellent Adventures
Amy Bledsoe, Morgan Elementary School
$4,583.26 

Morgan Starbucks Store Incentives
Laura Vail, Morgan Elementary School
$1,625.38 

The Simple Power of Choice
Lesley Rosales, Rosenberg Elementary School
$1,907.24 

Tiger Shark City University
Veronica Arneson, Rosenberg Elementary School
 $7,700.01 

Sensory Play  in the Classroom
Michelle Feather, Rosenberg Elementary School
$1,557.54 

Pure H2O!
Esther Sjostrom, Ball High School
$5,000.00 

Tor Photography 
Mike Dudas and Kyrie Muehe, Ball High School
$5,000.00 

Technology Support for the Band
Andrew Vowell, Ball High School
$3,206.99 

Battle by the Beach 
Catherine Pickavance , Ball High School
$500.00 

Revving up Learning in GISD! Ball High's STEAM Bus: A Mobile Makerspace
Dr. Julia Ramirez, Ball High School
$8,000.00 

Learning Through Play
Mandie Young, Burnet Elementary School
$5,000.00 

Lights, Sound, Action!
William Nealon, Ball High School
$7,868.00 

Readers are Thinkers
Cheryl Rutledge, AIM College and Career Prep
$575.00 

Outdoorsify Learning
Wendi Parrish, AIM College and Career Prep
$3,525.17 

Discovering Feelings and Connecting Through Art
Amy Lakich, AIM College and Career Prep
$1,295.74 

Learning without Walls
Anna Liddell, Crenshaw Elementary & Middle School
$1,399.92 

Chess Team
Kristin Hennon, Crenshaw Elementary & Middle School
$632.85 

 

A Call for Information Literacy
Emily Dabney, Ball High School
$5,000.00