From Corporate Sources
Toyota USA Foundation
19001 S. Western Ave. Torrance, CA 90501
The foundation recently awarded 35 teachers grants of $10,000 each for excellence in mathematics. The Toyota Investment in Mathematics Excellence (TIME) grants are provided by a partnership between Toyota Motor Sales, USA Inc. and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The grants, which are distributed over two years, are designed to improve math education by giving K-12 teachers added support to develop and implement innovative projects in the classroom. The Toyota TIME grant awardees are listed below.
Linda Anderson, Cameron Elementary School, Greely, Colo.; Kimberly Beechem, Redwater High School, Redwater, Texas; Melanie Benitez, Englehard Elementary School, Louisville, Ky.; Janice Bonham, Mason Heights School, Mason, Ohio; Joyce Bruchey, Glade Elementary School, Walkersville, Md.; Edna Butler, Miami Sunset High School, Miami, Fla.
Teressa Castro, Vinton Elementary School, Vinton, La.; Cathy Cavanaugh, Dillsburg Elementary School, Dillsburg, Penn.; Sarah Dulin, Centralia High School, Centralia, Wash.; Sheldon Erickson, Computech Middle School, Fresno, Calif.; Tim Granger, Quil Ceda Elementary School, Marysville, Wash.; William Handy, Jr., Kernsville Elementary School, Orefield, Penn.
Peter Havens, Solon High School, Solon, Ohio; Lynne Hendrickson, Weston Elementary School, Manville, N.J.; Connie Horgan, Wendell High School, Wendell, Idaho; Barbara Massucci, Craftsburg Elementary School, Craftsbury Common, Vt.; Brenda Johnson, Eden Prairie High School, Eden Prairie, Md. Brian Johnson, Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Calif.
Shawntel Landry, W.A. LeRosen Elementary School, Lafayette, La.; Paula McPhee, Covington Elementary School, Kent, Wash.; Mary Nordan, Jefferson Elementary School, Fayetteville, Ark.; Laura Parker, Ely High School, Pompano Beach, Fla.; Tom Price, Norris Middle School, Firth, Neb.; Diana Schmidt, Edwards Elementary School, Ames, Iowa.
Richard Sgarlotti, Hannahville Indian School, Wilson, Mich.; Ken Smith, Imperial High School, Imperial, Calif.; Paul Smith, Plaza Park Middle School, Evansville, Ind.; Garnett Stanley, Mead Valley Elementary School, Perris, Calif.; Cathy Stavenger, Peter Woodbury School, Bedford, N.H.; Jeane Swaynos, Seminole High School, Sanford, Fla.
Suzan Trinque, Social Street School, Woonsocket, R.I.; Kay Wallace, Pickerington High School, Pickerington, Ohio; Sharron Wolfe, Robertson School, Warwick, R.I.; Keith Youtz, Lackawanna Trail School, Factoryville, Penn.
From Private Sources
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
163 Madison Ave. Morristown, NJ 07962-1239
The foundation recently granted $5.24 million to a variety of education organizations to support endeavors that will foster children's learning. The awardees are listed below by organization.
A Better Chance, Boston: $70,000; American Association for Gifted Children, Durham, N.C.: $155,000; American Council of Teachers of Russian, Washington: $60,000; Arts Council of the Essex Area, Montclair, N.J.: $20,000; Artsgenesis, New York City: $50,000; Artworks, Trenton, N.J.: $20,000.
Center on Learning, Assessment, and School Structure, Pennington, N.J.: $100,000; Chad School Foundation, Newark, N.J.: $100,000; Children's Literacy Initiative, Philadelphia: $300,000; Choices for the 21st Century Education Project, Providence, R.I.: $60,000; Communities in Schools, Alexandria, Va.: $75,000; Communities in Schools-New Jersey, Newark, N.J.: $125,000; Consortium for Educational Equality, New Brunswick, N.J.: $50,000.
Delaware Bay Schooner Project, Dorchester, N.J.: $40,000; Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation New Jersey Schools Attuned, Morristown, N.J.: $275,000; GRDF Summer Educational Opportunity Award for Principals, Morristown, N.J.: $250,000 (2 years); GRDF Summer Educational Opportunity Awards for Teachers, Morristown, N.J.: $125,000; GRDF Living Maps by the Children of the Highlands, Morristown, N.J.: $100,000; GRDF National Endowment of the Humanities Fellows, Morristown, N.J.: $25,000; GRDF Developing Leadership of Principals of Schools Where Chinese is Taught, Morristown, N.J.: $75,000.
Earthwatch, Watertown, Mass.: $75,000; Educational Information and Resource Center, Sewell, N.J.: $100,000; Educators for Social Responsibility, Cambridge, Mass.: $70,000; Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Provincetown, Mass.: $20,000; Foxfire, Mountain City, Ga.: $70,000; Galef Institute, Los Angeles: $70,000.
Harvard University/Project Zero, Cambridge, Mass.: $80,000; Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, N.J.: $40,000; Jersey Explorer Children's Museum, East Orange, N.J.: $25,000; Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, N.J.: $100,000; Libraries for the Future, New York City: $75,000; Living Classrooms Foundation, Baltimore: $40,000; Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, N.J.: $60,000.
National Gallery of Art, Washington: $15,000; National Peace Corps Association, Washington: $45,000; New Jersey Association of Independent Schools, Edison, N.J.: $15,000; New Jersey Historical Commission, Trenton, N.J.: $20,000; New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, N.J.: $50,000.
New Jersey Math Coalition, New Brunswick, N.J.: $80,000; New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, N.J.: $125,000; New Jersey Seeking Educational Equity Diversity, South Orange, N.J.: $30,000; New Jersey SEEDS, Hightstown, N.J.: $45,000; New Jersey State Department of Education, Trenton, N.J.: $52,200; New York Zoological Society/Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, N.Y.: $35,000.
Newark Museum, Newark, N.J.: $80,000; Newark Public Library, Newark, N.J.: $50,000; Newark Public Schools, Newark, N.J.: $225,000; Outward Bound USA, Garrison, N.Y.: $120,000; Partnership for New Jersey, New Brunswick, N.J.: $75,000; Prince William Public Schools, Manassas, Va.: $90,000; Princeton University Teacher Preparation Program, Princeton, N.J.: $60,000; Princeton University/Secondary School Chinese Language Center, Princeton, N.J.: $138,805; Principals' Center for the Garden State, Princeton, N.J.: $125,000.
Project USE, Red Bank, N.J.: $35,000; Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, N.J.: $50,000; Rutgers State University of New Jersey, Newark, N.J.: $50,000 (over 2 years); Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensberg, N.J.: $40,000; Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N.J.: $55,000; Storytelling Arts, Inc., Princeton, N.J.: $30,000; Summerbridge National, San Francisco: $70,000; Teach for America-New Jersey, Newark, N.J.: $75,000; Ten Thousand Mentors, Morristown, N.J.: $50,000; TV-Free America, Washington: $25,000.
Verona Board of Education, Verona, N.J.: $5,000; Walt Whitman Association, Camden, N.J.: $20,000; Waterloo Foundation for the Arts, Stanhope, N.J.: $150,000 (over 2 years); Wildlife Preservation Trust International Inc., Philadelphia: $25,000; World Game Institute, Philadelphia: $70,000; Zero Population Growth, Washington: $60,000.
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