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16 Waverly School Eastchester Teachers Receive Grants

Sixteen teachers at the Waverly School in Eastchester were awarded grants by the Teacher Center of Central Westchester.
Sixteen teachers at the Waverly School in Eastchester were awarded grants by the Teacher Center of Central Westchester. Photo Credit: The Waverly School Eastchester on Facebook

EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- Sixteen teachers at the Waverly School in Eastchester were awarded grants by the Teacher Center of Central Westchester.

These professional and curriculum development grants, ranging from $100 to $500, are awarded annually to individual teachers or teams of teachers within the Teacher Center consortium for the following reasons:

  • To support projects that focus on the implementation of New York state  Common Core Learning Standards and Assessments
  • To support projects involving curriculum areas for grades K-12 in pursuit of replicable improvements in education that are researched and standards-based
  • To simulate creative solutions to specific local problems and to encourage fresh approaches to teaching
  • To enable individuals or groups to obtain funds to test, study, develop and implement standards-based practices that address educational needs and improve student achievement.

The following each won a grant in the amount of $234.75 to support a program entitled "A Google Garden in Kindergarten":

Alison Tyne, Alexandra Mineo, Kelly Soares, Joanne Casey, Jennifer Batz, Meghan Galvao, Nicole Ullrich, Katherine Engborg, Rachel Tortorella, Katie-Anne Hengel, Ellen C. Eldred, Toni Ann Varvaro, Kathleen Dragonetti, Angela Greenbaum, and Victoria Borsella.

Teacher Molly Culbertson was awarded $165 for "Using a Document Camera to Enrich".

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