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PISD receives six awards in the summer

PISD receives six awards in the summer
Posted on 08/12/2019
PISD receives six awards in the month of July

By: Rebeca Lazo
Pasadena ISD Communications

During the June and July board meetings, the Board of Trustees approved six grant awards totaling $1,968,900 for various schools and departments in the district.  

Here are the grant awards:  

Grant

Amount

Funder

Grant Overview

CASE Partnership Grant

$30,000

Harris County Department of Education

Frazier Elementary will use this grant funding to providehigh-quality after-school programing for a minimum of 55 students.

Let’s Get Physical – Phase Ill Grant

$5,000

Oliver Foundation

This grant has been awarded to Turner Elementary and will be used to purchase exercise equipment for the ‘Let’s Get Physical’ program for Turner’s second grade students. Equipment provided by the funds include: 10Exerpeuticadjustable exercise bikes with desk, 13 adjustable student standing desks, 9Trideerball chairs, and 9 Wobble Stools.

Make it Mobile Grant

$4,286

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education

Freeman Elementary will use the award to purchase mobile shelving units for the school’s library. With the shelves, the librarian will have the ability to move the shelving for various events to create a flexible learning environment and shared library space with minimal disruptions to learning.

Texas Education for Homeless Children and Youth Grant

$145,675

Texas Education Agency

Awarded to the Pasadena ISD Special Programs department, this grant provides funding for the salary and fringe benefits for campus case managers and tutors/mentors for homeless students.

21st Century Community Learning Centers, Cycle 9 Year 4 Grant

$1,608,939

Texas Education Agency

With this funding, Pasadena ISD will continue to provide after-school enrichment opportunities for students and activities to engage their families. Participating schools include South Shaver Elementary, Richey Elementary, Pearl Hall Elementary, Parks Elementary, McMasters Elementary, Jessup Elementary, Gardens Elementary, Keller Middle School, MilsteadMiddle School, and Queens Intermediate School.

BridgeUpat Menninger Clinic Grant

$175,000

Menninger Clinic

The Pasadena ISD Special Programs department will continue improving the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS) framework through the ‘All-Means All-Middle Schools 'project at De Zavala and Bobby Shaw Middle and Miller Intermediate School. The purpose of PBIS is to incorporate elements of social, emotional, behavioral and mental health supports into one comprehensive system.