Any certified staff or administrator employed in Perry Township schools or servicing Perry Township students through Southside Special Services of Marion County during the 2016-2017 school year is eligible to apply. Grants are considered for up to $1,250. Applications have been sent to educators in the district via email or can be downloaded below. The Education Foundation office at Perry Township Education Center must receive the applications no later than 4 pm on Thursday, February 2, 2017, to be considered. In order to expand our grant appeals, educators may apply for one grant as an individual or as one lead applicant in a collaborative grant. Applicants may be a part of any number of collaborative grants but only once as lead applicant. Grants should positively impact Perry Township students, support innovative and creative teacher projects, and/or contribute directly to improved student achievement.
The Perry Township Education Foundation is calling for grant proposals in the area of Principal Leadership. This opportunity is available, thanks to the generosity of Keith and Effie Brown. This grant will support professional development opportunities for principals and assistant principals. Grant requests will be considered up to $2,000. The deadline for submitting a proposal to the Foundation office is 4pm on December 1, 2016.
The Borst Fund is a directed, endowed fund provided annually to Perry Township elementary schools. Mary and Lawrence were career teachers, and the Fund was created to memorialize their passion and commitment to education.
The Perry Township Education Foundation is calling for grant proposals in the area of building and developing a sense of community with internal and external constituencies. This opportunity is available to grades 6, 7, and 8 to build on the legacy left by George F. Callon, thanks to the generosity of his family, friends, and former teachers, staff members, and colleagues. Coming in 2017-2018.
Through the generosity of Ms. Rosemarie Kuntz, the Perry Township Education Foundation is calling for grant proposals in the area of Service Learning. This opportunity is available to grades 9, 10, 11, and 12. Service learning is an innovative teaching and learning method that integrates community activities into academic curricula. In school-based service learning, community experiences complement classroom studies and enable student to reflect and take action in addressing community needs. Coming in 2017-2018.
Encouraging boys to read with the successful "Guys Read" program.