Littler Teacher Mini Grant 2017 Distributions

In 2017, the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County awarded $24,802 in funding to 21 teachers in Weld County schools through Littler Teacher Mini-Grants. This is the 9th distribution since the program's founding. Part of the Foundation’s Littler Youth Fund, Mini-Grants are designed to provide support for unmet needs in Weld County classrooms. 2017 winners are:

  • Debbie Bangs/University Schools - For field trips
  • Brittney Bilyeu/Heiman Elementary School - For flexible seating
  • Jennifer Byxbe/Legacy Elementary School - For materials for the “What Lifts You Up?” project
  • Steve Cline/Windsor High School - For a milling machine
  • Jennifer Dollerschell/Prairie School - For a classroom library
  • Karla Emmerich/Heiman Elementary School - For flexible seating and sensory tools
  • Kaleigh Forney/University Schools - For an art project and movement workshops
  • Beth Francis/Windsor High School - For a document camera and laptop
  • David Gallegos/Hudson Academy - For a 3D printer
  • Luke Herbert/Fort Lupton Middle School - For tablets
  • Katie Horvath/Winograd K-8 - For fiction/non-fiction novels for guided reading
  • Holly Kerkes/Heiman Elementary School - For flexible seating
  • Allison Larson/Tozer Elementary School - For flexible seating
  • Daniel Lee/University Schools - For an iPad
  • Nick Nedd/Coal Ridge Middle School - For a robotics kit
  • Michael Pearson/Heath Middle School - For woodworking materials and hardware for a service-based learning project
  • Brandi Thompson/Winograd K-8 - For book rewards
  • Nancy Urban/Brentwood Middle School - For the Kitchen Science project
  • Eric White/Imagine Charter School - For dissection tools
  • Amber Wilcox/Fort Lupton Middle School - For outdoor classroom supplies
  • Gerrek Zwickle/Heiman Elementary School - For Google Expeditions