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.
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
2010 Interactive Board for Science Room (HBR) $3500
* Smart Board PTO Match Grant (HBR) $1000
2011 Solar Panel Expansion (Home Depot) (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
2015 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 Endownment 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.