Mary Black is overwhelmed with joy as she accepts a mini-grant check from Max Johnson of GBS Insurance.
PASADENA ISD EDUCATION FOUNDATION MINI-GRANTS
Applicant: Mary E. Black
Mini-Grant Name: Music 4 Everyone
Abstract: "Music 4 Everyone" is an interventional music curriculum designed to support attention, motor and verbal development for special education students through unique music therapy activities while also providing professional development training for the classroom teachers and their assistants.
Sponsor: Global Services
Applicants: Kimberly Buskirk, Andrea Luna
Mini-Grant Name: Paint Me a Story-Linking Literacy Expansion Project
Abstract: Paint Me a Story is a series of community outreach projects to expand the current Linking Literacy program implemented at Gardens. Linking Literacy integrates formal art and music instruction with language arts. This expansion plan includes literary and creative activities for students, parents and teachers. These integration opportunities will extend the instructional day and reach the greater community by maximizing usage of the Linking Literacy multimedia center. This project further promotes awareness of the arts and its impact on the academic success of students and fosters a learning environment centered in creative expression for the entire school community.
Sponsor: Capital Bank
Liliana Garza, Andrea Luna and Kimberly Buskirk celebrate their mini-grant check.
Providing the Prize Parade merriment are Rick Guerrero, ARG Real Estates; Max Johnson, GBS Insurance; Ken Unfried, Capital Bank; Mary Black; Tara Shelter; Principal Celia Fleishman; Clara Wilson; Assistant Principal Vicki Lenio; Shauna Pratt; and Linda Lukaszewski, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union.
Gardens Principal Celia Fleischman; Linda Lukaszewski, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union; Ken Unfried, Capital Bank; Liliana Garza; Andrea Luna; Kimberly Buskirk; Gardens Assistant Principal Vicki Lenio; Max Johnson, GBS Insurance; and Rick Guerrero, ARG Real Estates, congratulate a classroom full of excited students.