2009-2010 Grant Awards

Atlantic Community High School
2455 West Atlantic
Delray Beach, FL 33445
561-243-1500

Contact: Kathy Weigel, Principal

Project: Classroom libraries and professional development in Readers Workshop.

Award: $40,000


Belle Glade Elementary
500 N.W. Avenue L
Belle Glade, FL 33430
561-829-4800

Contact: Roxanne Curtiss, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $29,975


Belvedere Elementary
3000 Parker Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
561-838-5904

Contact: Diane Mahar, Principal

Project: Partners in Print

Award: $9,700


Belvedere Elementary
3000 Parker Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
561-838-5904

Contact: Diane Mahar, Principal

Project: Readers/Writers Workshop Project Year 4

Award: $30,450


Conniston Middle School – SDPBC
3630 Parker Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
561-802-5400

Contact: Mary Stratos, Principal

Project: Readers Workshop Implementation for SY10-11

Award: $30,750


Florida Atlantic University
College of Education
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-3564

Contact: David Rutherford, Fund Developer

Project: Florida Institute for the Advancement of Teaching

Award: $100,000 (Through the FAU Foundation)


Florida Atlantic University
College of Education
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-3564

Contact: Dr. Barbara Ridener, Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning

Project: Readers/Writers Workshop Project Integrated Into the Teacher Preparation Program

Award: $40,000 (Through the FAU Foundation)


Florida Atlantic University
College of Arts and Letters
777 Glades road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-3822

Contact: Laurie Carney, Development Officer

Project: Music Education Partnership with South Grade Elementary, Highland Elementary, and
KEC/Canal Point Elementary

Award: $58,425 (Through the FAU Foundation)


Glade View Elementary
1100 S.W. Avenue “G”
Belle Glade, FL 33430
561-993-8800

Contact: Sheila Henry, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $19,580


Gove Elementary
900 S.E. Avenue “G”
Belle Glade, FL 33430
561-993-8700

Contact: Anne Turner, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $50,655


Grove Park Elementary
8330 North Military Trail
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
561-904-7700

Contact: Leslie Bolte, Principal

Project: Readers/Writers Workshop Project Year Four

Award: $29,500


K-12 Curriculum Department – SDPBC
3340 Forest Hill Bvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
561-357-1113

Contact: Dr. Connie Tuman-Rugg, Assistant Superintendent for K-12 Curriculum

Project: Writers Workshop Project Implementation in thirty-two high-needs schools

Award: $375,000
K-12 Curriculum Department – SDPBC
3340 Forest Hill Bvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
561-357-1113

Contact: Dr. Connie Tuman-Rugg, Assistant Superintendent for K-12 Curriculum

Project: Leadership Cohort Project with Teachers College

Award: $21,800


KEC Canal Point Elementary
37000 Main Street
Canal Point, FL 33438
561-924-9800

Contact: LaVoise Smith

Project: Field Trips

Award: $26,235


Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561-651-4201

Contact: Sandra Caruso, Development Officer

Project: Arts Can Empower (ACE) Institute in partnership with Conniston Middle School

Award: $25,153


Melaleuca Elementary
5759 West Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33415
561-598-7300

Contact: Steven Sills, Principal

Project: Readers Workshop Project in Grades 3-5 for SY10-11.

Award: $26,000


Norton Museum of Art
1451 South Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561-832-5196

Contact: Glenn Tomlinson, William Randolph Hearst Curator of Education

Project: Norton School Partnership with West Gate Elementary

Award: $29,865


Pahokee Elementary
560 East Main Place
Pahokee, FL 33476
561-924-9700

Contact: Vivian Green, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $24,090


Pahokee Middle Senior High
900 Larrimore Road
Pahokee, FL 33476
561-924-6400

Contact: Ariel Alejo, Principal

Project: High School Classroom Libraries

Award: $21,813


Palmetto Elementary
5801 Parker Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
772-219-1610

Contact: Raul Iribarren, Principal

Project: Family Involvement Program through Book Talks

Award: $9,785


Pioneer Park Elementary
39500 Pioneer Park Road
Belle Glade, FL 33430
561-993-8600

Contact: Suzanne Matuella

Project: Field Trips

Award: $20,625


Port Salerno Elementary
3260 S.E. Lionel Terrace
Stuart, FL 34997
772-219-1610

Contact: Dr. Tracey Miller, Principal

Project: Readers/Writers Workshop Project

Award: $31,020


Port Salerno Elementary
3260 S.E. Lionel Terrace
Stuart, FL 34997
772-219-1610

Contact Dr. Tracey Miller, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $26,872


Rosenwald Elementary
1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
South Bay, FL 33493
561-993-8900

Contact: Shundra Dowers, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $12,760


South Grade Elementary
716 South “K” Street
Lake Worth, FL 33460
561-202-9400

Contact: Mike Riley, Principal

Project: Readers/Writers Workshop Project Year Five

Award: $25,000


Warfield Elementary
15261 S.W. 150th St.
Indiantown, FL 34956-3319
772-597-2551

Contact: Ivy Menken, Assistant Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $25,300


West Area Superintendent – SDPBC
1901 N.W. 16th Street
Belle Glade, FL 33430
561-996-4900

Contact: LaVoise Taylor Smith, Ariel Alejo – Principals

Project: Middle School Readers Workshop at Pahokee Middle Senior High for SY10-11

Award: $30,000


West Area Superintendent – SDPBC
1901 N.W. 16th Street
Belle Glade, FL 33430
561-996-4900

Contact: Dr. Janis Andrews

Project: Readers/Writers Workshop Project at KEC/Canal Point Elementary, Pahokee

Elementary and Pioneer Park Elementary Year Four

Award: $90,000