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Foundation presents grants to Hamilton staff

The Hamilton Education Foundation (HEF) recognized Hamilton School District staff members who received grants at the Aug. 29 employee back-to-school program.

HEF granted more than $98,000 throughout the district to support technology, learning labs, classroom equipment, growing music and the arts in the district and professional development for teachers.

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The following staff members were grant recipients:

  • Peter Dargatz, Karen Deshong, Cate O’Connell and Gretchen Sciortino – Woodside Outdoor Learning Fun (WOLF);
  • Addie Starrett – Engaging, Encouraging and Relevant Texts for All Readers;
  • David Neubauer and Jim Gornick – Hamilton Band Festival and Commission Project;
  • Marquea Goike – Rockin’ Robots iPads and DASH Robots;
  • Callie Lauer and Whitney Roth – Teacher’s College of Reading and Writing at Columbia University;
  • Misty Draeger – “It Was Just” high school distracted driver program;
  • Jay Orlowski and Katie Gleisner – Cardinal Pride, Mindful Inside;
  • Julie Greenwald and all elementary fourth grade teachers – Project YETT: Youth Empowered Through Technology;
  • Julie Greenwald and Aaron Greenwald – Teaching the Writer Like We Teach the Mathematician: Energizing the Workshop;
  • Bronwyn Phillips – Bring Coding to Life;
  • Kirsten Schlaman, Rosin Jones, Kris Truelove, Sarah Clement, Rhea Fiorita, Katie Schmanski and Corey Schoonover – The RESET Room: A Regulation Station;
  • Ann Marie Pilo, Charlotte Coe and Brooke Boettcher – Summer Institute – UW Oshkosh;
  • Beth Buschmann, Colleen Casper, Cheryl Johnson, Amber Schroeder – Coping Strategies for Student Wellness and Academic Success;
  • Peter Dargatz – WOLF Part 2; and
  • Lori Schlapman, Jana Julka, Kirsten Schlaman, Margy Supa, Colleen Casper, Debbie Grove, Julie Taylor, Katie Gleisner, Beth Buschmann and Terry Krause – Teaching & Practicing Social Emotional Learning Skills and Competencies in Grades K-8.