CAMBRIA EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Bob Watt, Steve Dunn and Sandi Pound for The Pottery Project. Working with local artist Stephanie Arehart and the Children’s Creative Project, this grant will support the design and building of a pottery studio along with the purchase of a kiln and supplies for a variety of clay projects.
Jennifer Duart : College 101, a counseling grant designed to reach eighth grade students before they begin high school including a field trip for these students to tour both the Cal Poly and Cuesta campuses, have lunch in the student unions and encourage students to begin planning early for their future.
Jennifer Duart: A grant for Career Cruising, an on-line based career and education website designed to assist students in searches along their future path, be it college or the workplace.
Julie Bales for the “Reach Every Reader” program. The grant will provides funds for a listening center for all of the first grade students at the grammar school.
Denise Shaupp will purchase items to compliment the reading program for English language learners at the grammar school.
Kim Gray will use her grant to attend a CORE Literacy Conference, a powerful and inspirational educational retreat offering educators the opportunity to learn new teaching techniques in the areas of reading and writing.
Wade Lawrence received a grant for an ELMO document camera to be used in sophomore and junior history classes at the high school.
Colleen Poynter, Ann Rogers and John Calandro were awarded grant money for the Santa Lucia Middle School Mural Project. This grant includes a partnership between the school and a local artist from the Children’s Creative Project. Students will study the history of murals and the artists who created them. Next the students will design and create their own beautiful campus mural--boosting student pride and beautifying the middle school campus all at the same time.
Cyndie Wilson to provide the funds to purchase the supplies needed to build a livestock fence as part of the high school’s animal science class. Students will be involved installing fence posts and the fence as well as gates to keep the animals safe from injury and giving them a safe place to exercise.
Ron Poulos : a grant request to attend the Computer Using Educators conference designed for teachers to learn about the newest technology available for classrooms and how to use it to create engaging lessons.
Karl Dearie was awarded a grant to provide the funds for art supplies to create two student-designed and painted murals at the high school. These Bronco themed murals are sure to boost school spirit and personalize the campus.
Darcy Dobrec for an ASB motivational speaker at the high school to teach the skills that a select few Coast High School students learn when they attend leadership camp in Santa Barbara each year.
Darcy’s Dobrec for funds to purchase a welding machine to be used for a brand new technical education class at the high school called Agricultural Mechanics.
Congratulations to all of the 2010 Education Foundation grant recipients! We look forward to seeing your great ideas become a reality.