Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Announces 2015 Faculty Innovation Grants Awardees

Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Announces 2015 Faculty Innovation Grants Awardees
Posted on 02/16/2015
Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (FoCRLS), a non-profit association dedicated to supporting and enriching programs at the City’s public high school, is pleased to announce their 2015 Faculty Innovation Grants.  

These teachers and staff members, along with many others, submitted extraordinary proposals through a highly competitive, blind review process: 

FOCRLSNicole Hart, Instructional Technology Specialist, and Ginny Berkowitz, Media Arts Manager — The CRLS Legacy Project: An Interactive Portrait of Cambridge’s 366 Year-old Public High School to create an online experience showing the past, present, and future of CRLS. Pictured: Nicole Hart (left) and Ginny Berkowitz (right) (photo by Ingrid Stobbe)

Conrad Hauck, Engineering Instructor, Rindge School of Technical Arts — Funding for 2015 FIRST Robotics Team 97 to exceed last year’s success and meet the needs of increasing membership.  

Kimberly Parker, English Teacher — The Achievement Gap Literacy Initiative to create a classroom library.

Jennifer Sarmiento, English Teacher/Advisor, Literary Arts Magazine — CRLS Literary Arts Magazine to produce an affordable magazine showcasing students’ creativity.

Elisabeth Macias, World History Teacher — Funding for CRLS Model Congress in which students think globally, respond to moral and ethical dilemmas, and effectively present arguments.

Kate Greene, Special Education Teacher, High School Extension Program (HSEP) — Community Building and leadership skills for students.

Douglas Carey, Carpentry Teacher — Rolling Planters for Physically Disabled Nursing Home Residents in which carpentry students plan, budget, build, and donate planters to residents for growing flowers and vegetables.

Janet O’Reilly, STEP Team Advisor — CRLS Steppers are Stepping Out! for Step Team attire, celebrating community, dedication, and school spirit.

Marlin Kann, History Teacher — Beacon Hill’s African American History Experience for students to deepen their understanding of history and archeology.

Jack Haverty, Senior Class Advisor — Prom Funding Needs to bring inclusiveness to this celebration of years spent together.

Jesse Kaplan, Office of Student Support — Food for Thought: Providing Healthful Snacks to Improve Student Achievement to nourish students without access nutrition.

Since 2007,150 teachers and staff members have received FoCRLS Faculty Innovation Grants up to $1,000 each for enhancements reaching every department at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.  

In addition to Faculty Innovation Grants, FoCRLS offers Scholarships and awards, Student Travel Fellowships, The “It Takes a Village” College Success Program, The Unsung Heroes Program, and Faculty Distinction Awards. To learn more, become involved, donate, or start a scholarship, visit our website, email us, or call 857.235.9290.
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