2007-2008 Grant Awards

Belle Glade Elementary
500 N.W. Avenue L
Belle Glade, FL33439
561-829-4800

Contact: Roxanne Curtiss, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $30,567.40


Belvedere Elementary
3000 Parker Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
561-838-5900

Contact: Diane Mahar, Principal

Project: Readers/Writers Workshop Professional Development - Year 2

Award: $30,450


Belvedere Elementary
3000 Parker Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
561-838-5900

Contact: Diane Mahar, Principal

Project: Grab and Go Science for the Classroom Teacher

Award: $25,430.50


Department of Safe Schools, School District of Palm Beach County
1790 N.W. Spanish River Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL
561-982-0917

Contact: Alison Adler, Chief, Safe Schools

Project: Single School Culture for Academics
Award: $250,000.00


Education Foundation of Palm Beach County
3300 Forest Hill Blvd., Suite E6017
West Palm Beach, FL
561-357-7659

Contact: Mary Kay Murray, Executive Director

Project: Leadership Development and the Harvard Institute

Award: $78,000.00


Education Foundation for Palm Beach County
3300 Forest Hill Blvd., Suite E6017
West Palm Beach, FL 33495
561-357-7659

Contact: Mary Kay Murray, Executive Director

Project: Arts Integration Pilot Project - Year 2

Award: $65,000.00


Florida Newspapers in Education Coordinators, Inc.
2636 Mitcham Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Contact: Gale Howden
561-820-4131

Project: I Make A Difference Teachers of Excellence Program

Award: $12,800.00


Florida Atlantic University Department of Education
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Contact: Dr. Philomena Marinaccia-Eckel
954-236-1070

Project: Summer Tiered Approach to Reading at Belvedere Elementary (STAR Program)

Award: $45,819.00


Florida Atlantic University
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Contact: Laurie Carney, FAU Foundation
561-297-3606

Project: Music Education Partnership with South Grade Elementary, Highland Elementary and K.E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary

Award: $56,000.00


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

Contact: Sheila Henry, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $22,000.00
Gove Elementary
900 S.E. Avenue G
Belle Glade, FL 33439
561-993-8700

Contact: Ann Turner, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $48,730.00


K-12 Curriculum Department, School District of Palm Beach County
3340 Forest Hill Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
434-8549

Contact: Dr. Connie Tuman-Rugg, Assistant Superintendent

Project: Replication of the Writers Workshop Model in High-needs Elementary Schools

Award: $360,000.00


K.E.C./Canal Point Elementary
37000 Main Street
Canal Point, FL 33437
561-924-9800

Contact: LaVoise Smith, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $22,775.00


Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561-833-8300

Contact: Julie Hetherington

Project: Artspower’s Fish Face in Dreyfoos Hall

Award: $12,500.00


Lincoln Elementary
1160 Avenue N
Riviera Beach, FL 33404
561-494-1400

Contact: Joanne Rogers, Principal

Project: Student Showcase Ensemble & Hand Bell Choir, USA Music Festival

Award: $5,000.00


North Area Superintendent’s Office, School District of Palm Beach County
1160 Avenue N
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Contact: Leslie Bolte, Principal, Grove Park Elementary
561-904-7700

Project: A Regional Approach to Improving Reading Literacy through Readers and Writers Workshop Professional Development

Award: $28,000.00


North Area Superintendent’s Office, School District of Palm Beach County
1160 Avenue N
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Contact: Leslie Bolte, Grove Park Elementary
561-904-7700

Project: Readers/Writers Workshop Year 2.

Award: $29,000.00


North Area Superintendent’s Office, School District of Palm Beach County
1160 Avenue N
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Project Description: A regional approach to improving reading literacy through professional development in best practices in classroom libraries.

Award: $9,999.00


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

Contact: Glenn Tomlinson

Project: Norton/U.B. Kinsey School Partnership

Award: $32,460.00


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

Contact: Vivian Green, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $28,050.00


Palmetto Elementary
5801 Parker Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
561-202-0400

Contact: Carol Pumpian

Project: Family Involvement Program

Award: $9,620.00


Palmetto Elementary
5801 Parker Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL
561-202-0400

Contact: Carol Pumpian

Project Description: The Palmetto Book Club
Award: $9,750.00


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

Contact: Peggy Nelson, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $25,300.00


Port Salerno Elementary
4890 S.E. Jack Avenue
Port Salerno, FL 34997
772-219-1610

Contact: Tracey Miller, Principal

Project: Readers and Writers Workshop Professional Development

Award: $44,400.00


Port Salerno Elementary
4890 S.E. Jack Avenue
Port Salerno, FL
772-219-1610

Contact: Tracey Miller, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $33,000.00


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

Contact: Deborah Johnson, Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $16,005.00


Royal Palm School
6650 Lawrence Road
Lantana, FL 33460
561-649-6850

Contact: Revia Lee, Principal

Project: Annual Performance in the Rinker Theatre at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Award: $5,000.00


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

Contact: Michael Riley, Principal

Project: Readers/Writers Workshop Professional Development Year 3

Award: $29,400.00


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

Contact: Ivy Menken, Assistant Principal

Project: Field Trips

Award: $24,255.00


West Area Superintendent’s Office, School District of Palm Beach County
1901 N.W. 16th Street
Belle Glade, FL 33430
561-996-4900

Contact: Dr. Janis Andrews

Project: Readers and Writers Workshop Professional Development for K.E.Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary, Pahokee Elementary and Rosenwald Elementary

Award: $87,000.00