Education Task Force

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The Education Task Force of the Monroe Junior League provides many opportunities for the community.  Each year the committee awards mini-grants to area teachers in the amount of $500 per grant.  In addition to the mini-grants, the Education Task Force Committee will also fund ACT workshops for qualifying high school seniors. We are thankful for the support provided by League fund-raisers, particularly the Spring Market which generates more dollars for our community projects.

Mini-Grant Applications
Mini-Grant Q&A

2016 Mini-Grant Recipients

SCHOOL   TEACHER   TITLE
Parish Art Teacher Gayle Baldree Elementary Art in Ouachita Parish
Sallie Humber Lindsey Braddock Making Reading Fun
J. S. Clark Magnet Asia Brown The Green-Heart Garden’s Pond
Restoration Project
Woodlawn Elementary Celli Bryan and
Sarah LaGrone
Gold, Frankincense and the
Herdmans: The Best Christmas
Book Study Ever
Madison James Foster Geneva Calloway STEM in the Elementary Classroom
Sallie Humble Barbara Grandon and
Karissa Bowden
Making Healthier Choices – Eating
and Exercise
Highland/Lenwil Elem. Debbie Graves The Power of Yet! (How to Grow our
Brains in a Growth Mindset)
Good Hope Middle Stephanie Harris Math in the Present for Future
St. Frederick Nancy Hearne Dash, Dash, Dot, Dot.  Coding and
Robots Can Be a Blast
Barkdull Faulk Gary Jackson Math Interventions
Wossman High Mosi Jackson,
Justin Overacker
and Rachel Ramsey
Re-imagining the High School
Speech and Drama Classroom
Using Audiovisual Media
Northeast Baptist April Jones Techno Journey
Barkdul Faulk Elem. Ericka Kelly ELA Intervention Project
J. S. Clark Elem. Wendy LaSuzzo I Want to Move It, Move It!
Calhoun Middle Marian Lenard Empowering Minds
Wossman High Lydia May Wildcat Nation Plant Indentification
Kiroli Elem. Lissa Munn More to READ…
Sallie Humble Jesscia Naylor We’re “Grow”ing Green
Calhoun Middle Kristen Norris The World in the Palm of your Hands
Good Hope Middle Jessica Odom Math in the Present for the Future
Sallie Humble April Pealer Communications Technology and Language
Development for Non-Verbal Students
Sallie Humble Maria Plata Balance Ball Classroom Chairs
Berg Jones Elem. Joyce Powell Miles and Miles of Reading!
Swartz Upper Elem. Michelle Rushing Project Hatch: A classroom
Incubation Station
Quest School Tanya Shlosman Weather Balloon Launch
OPSH Alex Sikes Where did you get that pen?
Vocational Explorations in Woodworking
OPHS Paul Smith PhotoStudio
Central Elem. Suzy Spencer Flocabulary
Wossman High School Sheila Thomas Community Based Instruction for
Low Incidence Students
George Welch Nicole Waldrop Itouch, Isee, Ihear, Iconnect

Image result for arrow button 2014 Mini-Grant Recipients

Image result for arrow button 2015 Mini-Grant Recipients