The Foundation for Belmont Education (FBE) is pleased to announce and summarize the awards that were recently approved for the 2019-2020 academic year. Attached is a summary of twelve Learning Excellence Grants, awarded to Belmont Public Schools on May 29, 2020, totaling $29,547.
We are very grateful for the generous support that the FBE receives from the Belmont community, which allows the FBE to provide this well-deserved support to the Belmont Public Schools.
With this outstanding support, we look forward to making many more grants to our schools in the coming years.
|Foundation for Belmont Education
Learning Excellence Awards – Spring 2020
Awarded April 6, 2020
|APPLICANT||SCHOOL||AWARD TITLE||GRANT PURPOSE||AMOUNT|
|Lisa O’Sullivan||Burbank School||Greg Tang Math||To bring the Greg Tang Math full-day program to Burbank Elementary School to provide creative and engaging ways for K-4 students to learn math.||$6,995|
|Patrick Mongeau||Burbank School||Let Off Some STEAM at 2nd Grade Recess||To purchase games and a cart to enrich 2nd grade indoor recess times with STEAM-related activities.||$1,500|
|Justin Chiu||Butler School||Math Games for Fourth Grade||To provide the 4th grade with additional games for math centers to increase students’ engagement, motivation, communication and critical thinking.||$564|
|Meaghan Clow||Wellington School||ELMO Document Camera Grant||To purchase ELMO cameras to provide immediate sharing of student work and texts to allow students to fully engage with content in real time.||$1,800|
|Lindsay DeBello||Wellington School||Flexible Seating Choices for Increasingly Diverse Learners||To purchase flexible seating options for all kindergarten classes to increase core strength, improve posture, and create an inviting learning environment.||$775|
|Janet Carey||Winn Brook School||Math Makeover||To purchase math books and games to increase students’ engagement, motivation, communication and critical thinking in mathematics.||$2,800|
|Sarah Libertini||Chenery Middle School||Implementing Digital Art into the Chenery Middle School Visual Art Curriculum||To purchase 2 iPads and other tools for Chenery art teachers to explore the benefits of integrating ipads into current art classroom curriculum and practices.||$920|
|Jennifer Mathews||Chenery Middle School||Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Instruction Purple System for Reading Intervention/SpEd||To purchase the Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Instruction system (LLI) for all levels at CMS to ensure that students identified for Tier III reading intervention and IEPs receive appropriate reading instruction.||$5,395|
|Adam Niles||Chenery Middle School||Including Diverse Voices in a Grade 7 Literature Circle Unit||To purchase and pilot a new novel that features diverse voices and subject matter for a Grade 7 English Literature Circle unit.||$1,000|
|Deborah McDevitt||Chenery Middle School||Grade 7 Culturally Responsive Classroom Grant||To purchase relevant picture books and puzzles that will provide diverse voices and learning styles in Grade 7 World Geo classrooms.||$1,398|
|Lisa Hurtubise||Belmont High School||Capstone Resources Paired Text Book Cart||To purchase long fiction and nonfiction print resources for students to complete their Senior Capstone Project.||$1,600|
|Jessica DeFrances||System-Wide||Sense Making Mathematics Through Counting Collections||To provide kindergarten and 1st grade classroom teachers district-wide with Counting Collections to support the math curriculum and to facilitate student learning.||$4,800|
|TOTAL GRANTS AWARDED – SPRING 2020:||$29,547|