Pitsco- Shaking Things Up -2017

Over the years I have been very forunate to receive grant money to improve schools and their science departments.  Listed below are the grants that I have been apart of at HBR and at Rockdale.  Please see Grant Coordinator for East Aurora grants.

 


Year
Grant
School
$ Amount
Description

 
2005
Big Rock Community Tech Grant
(HBR)
$5000
Grant was given to for a movie camera computer in science room with commercial grade movie software.
2007
Best Buy Tech Award for classroom
(HBR)
$2500
Grant was for projector and computer for improved weather forecast in class.
2007
Best Buy Tech Award for school
(HBR)
$15,000
Grant for computers and equipment for school news on TV
2007
Private Anonymous Tech Grant
(HBR)
$5000
Grant was given to bring Learning Center Tech tools up to date.
2007
DCCF Science Room Grant
(HBR)   
$10,000
*Grant for updating science room to a lab.
2008
DCCF Grant for High School Tech
(HBR)  
$5,000
Grant for computer and equipment for news broadcasting at High School
2008
IL Solar School Award
(HBR)    
$10,000
*Grant for Solar Panels School that feed into main electrical grid
2009
DCCF Grant for Golf –Baseball Cage
(HBR)
$1000


2009
Big Rock Park District –Baseball Cage
(HBR)
$3000
Grant for batting cage in back gym
2010
NEA Go Green Grant
(HBR)
$5000
Add Wind Power to School and classroom labs
2010
Wind Turbine (IL Clean Energy)
(HBR)
$10,000
 Add Wind Power to School
2011
Solar Panel Expansion (Home Depot) (HBR)
(HBR)
$1000  
Upgrade to 2kw solar system.
2015
Ecolab Schools Grant
(Rockdale)
$3000
STEM labs for Energy related topics and solar panels
2015
IL Clean Air and Energy Foundation
(Rockdale)  
($8000)
*Add Solar panel system to school  
2016
Community Foundation of Will County
(Rockdale)
$8000
Add Wind Turbine and STEM education materials
2016
Air Force Association 2016 Educator Grant
(Rockdale)
($250 and materials)
*STEM Grant for building and testing rockets
2016
Ecolab Schools Grant
(Rockdale)
$1000
STEM labs (Tech Senors for Chromebooks)
2016
LBSS Endowment Fund
(Rockdale)
$1500
*Read for Information Grant for different level reading materials to enhance our science program to meet the challenges of all learners.
2017
Target Field Trip Grant
(Rockdale)
$700
*Funding for field trip to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.
2017
Donors Choose
(Rockdale)
$1400
Funding for earthquake tremor table and tower materials.