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Grants Awarded

The Floresville ISD Education Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Innovative Teaching Grants.  In September, the Foundation announced that it would fund grants submitted by FISD teachers and administrators for a variety of innovative programs and projects to support higher levels of student learning. This year’s funded grants will enhance student academic performance and support the objectives, goals, and initiatives of the Campus Action Plan.


The Foundation received 67 applications from teachers at all school levels - elementary, middle, high, and alternative school.  A grant committee had the privilege to review all the applications and selected 59 grants to fund at this time. 


On December 7, the Foundation awarded $56,982.00 in grants to the following teachers and projects at each campus.

                                             North Elementary teachers received       $20,192.00

                                             South Elementary teachers received       $17,263.00

                                             Middle School teachers received             $2,155.00

                                             High School teachers received                $5,400.00

                                             Alternative teachers received                  $1,171.00

                                             District Wide campus received                 $10,800.00


Floresville North Elementary

Digital Portfolio Using Seesaw H. Belcher, D. Chilek,  M Garcia
4th Grade SPED Technology Project 4th Grade SPED Technology Project
Advanced Learning Through Independent Research Project L. Pfeil
Educational Fidgets for Special Education Students S. Lane
Sensory Motor Lab Special Education Team
Autism and Technology B. Rangel
Extreme Makeover - Classroom Library Edition K. Terro
Choice Seating and Calm Down Area or Wiggly Kindergartners D. Lucas
Learning Adventures Through Technology A. Schulze
Transforming Learning through Technology C. Ploch
Integrating Technology Across Curricula into the 1st Grade Classroom K. Hineman
Integrating Technology Across Curricula into the 1st Grade Classroom A. Wengler
Integrating Technology Across Curricula into the 1st Grade Classroom K. Bryan
3 Interactive Learning Chromebooks A. Pruski
3 Interactive Learning Chromebooks B. Gonzales
Little Sprout's Outdoor Learning and Gardening Classroom A. Pruski, B. LaFrance, B. Gonzales
Enhancing Reading Instruction Through Engaged Technology K. Williams
Integrating Technology Across Curricula into the 2nd Grade Classroom T. Coleman, S. Rethaber, S. Hayslip, G. Rodriguez
Smart and Interactive Classroom A. Rosario-Castro
Building a Futuristic Classroom M. Garza
Fifth Grade Reading Books T. Garza, R. McCain, P. Koenig
Technology Integration through Google Classroom R. McCain, N. Henke
Snap Circuits Make Science a Snap! P. Manak
iPad Mini 4 with Defender Series Case with Articulation Station J. Barrera


Floresville South Elementary

Brightening our Classroom B. Brown
Brightening our Classroom A. Bertrand
Creating Life Long Writers T. Kozowyk
Hi-Low Books: Becoming a Striving Reader T. Pfeil, A. Kline
Combat Statistics with Reading A. Forde
Creating Life Long Writers C. Yosko
Engaging Readers with Tablets S. Claus
Empowering & Enabling Collaboration with Student Centered Seating C. Bruett
Engaging Readers with Tablets A. Lopez
Engaging Readers with Tablets T. Silva
Real Books for Real Readers R. Walters
Real Text to Excite Young Readers A. Ximenez
Becoming a Google Classroom C. Cragun
Becoming a Google Classroom B. Shaffer
Enhanced Learning Through Osmo McGourley, J. Sekula, R. Silva, D. Gibson, K. Frantz
Redcat Sound Field Amplification D. Gibson, A. Alfaro, A. Ortiz, J. Perez
Creating a Love of Reading with Real Text K. Embrey
Chromebooks for 2nd Grade R. Draper
Chromebooks for 2nd Grade D. Yeager
Chromebooks for 2nd Grade D. Laskowski
Chromebooks for 2nd Grade S. Jimenez
Chromebooks for 2nd Grade P. Henke
Guided Math Framework: Small Group Instruction & Work Stations S. Gilchrist
Floresville Middle School
Community LINK-Service Learning M. Pfeil
Preparing Students for Future Concert & Sightreading Evaluations J. Curtin, J. Villafranco
Lunging for Literacy L. Del Los Santos
Floresville High School
Increasing Technology in UIL Academics Competitions A. Carter, D. Peri
AVID Technology Integration T. Dunn
Increasing Technology in UIL Academics Competitions  C. Earl
Technologically Advanced Forensic Science S. Bracken
Redirect Tech Support L. Flieller
Balancing Chemistry Goals N. Watson, A. Herrera
Floresville Alternative Center
Learning with LEGO Minstroms EV3 J. Castille
Mastering the TEKS in United States History Since 1877 C. Tackitt
District-Wide Award 

Operation Guided Reading S. Greer