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KEF Gives $78,000 in Grants to Educators

June 6, 2015

From left, Krum ISD Education Foundation board secretary Daryl Real, KISD technology director Mark Sprague, KISD testing coordinator Lyndi Stupka, KISD assistant superintendent Nancy Shipley, and Foundation board member Robert Dollins pose for a photo. KISD administrators applied for a district-level technology grant, totaling $39,704, to purchase Google Chromebooks for all 2015-2016 ninth graders. All grant winners were announced on Friday, June 5, 2015, during the district’s End of Year Awards Ceremony at the Krum Performing Arts Center.

 

 

The Krum ISD Education Foundation awarded $78,710 in technology grants and instructional initiative grants to Krum ISD educators during the district’s End of Year Awards Ceremony on June 5, 2015.  This is the Foundation’s first year to awards grants to Krum ISD educators.

 

A district-level technology grant, totaling $39,704, was awarded to the Krum High School for the purchase of Google Chromebooks for all 2015-2016 ninth graders.

 

A team-level technology grant, totaling $3,187, was awarded to the Blanche Dodd Intermediate School’s gifted and talented program for the purchase of a 3D printer.

 

A team-level technology grant, totaling $4,976, was awarded to the Krum Early Education Center’s first grade teaching team for the purchase of iPods.

 

A team-level technology grant, totaling $4,992, was awarded to the Krum High School music department for the purchase of Google Chromebooks and music software.

 

A campus-level technology grant, totaling $10,000, was awarded to the Krum Early Education Center for the purchase of iPads.

 

A campus-level technology grant, totaling $10,000, was awarded to Krum High School for the purchase of a classroom set of Google Chromebooks.

 

A campus-level instructional initiative grant, totaling $5,000, was awarded to the Krum Early Education Center for the purchase of curriculum and materials geared towards benefiting students with severe behavioral issues.

 

A team-level instructional initiative grant, totaling $849.50, was awarded to the Krum Bobcats Special Olympic team for the purchase of track and field materials.

 

Krum ISD educators were given the opportunity to apply for grants in the fields of technology or instructional initiatives. The purpose of a technology grant is to provide funds to acquire new technology, enhance that which is already in place, and develop the skills to leverage the funded initiative in support of education reforms and state achievement.  The purpose of an instructional initiative grant is to provide funds to support educators through their instructional projects and pursuits that supplement and align with the district’s strategic plan.

 

Funding through the Krum ISD Education Foundation will not replace or alter use of funds from traditional tax-based sources.  The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible as defined by the Internal Revenue Code. 

 

For more information on the Krum ISD Education Foundation, or to learn how to donate, contact Christina Williamson at 940-482-2706, or go to www.krumisdeducationfoundation.org. 

 

 

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