During the BISD Convocation ceremony held on August 14 for faculty and staff, the Brownwood Education Foundation awarded its 2017 Classroom Grants for Innovate Teaching. Applications for grant funds were received during May and early June of this year, after which a committee of Foundation board members and representatives from BISD Administration reviewed the requests and selected the 2017 recipients.
Those chosen to receive grants were:
Of 18 grant requests received, the Brownwood Education Foundation funded eight initiatives, with funding for three other requests coming from either district or donated funds.
The Brownwood Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which raises funds to support Brownwood ISD through innovate teaching grants, Distinguished and Rising Star Teacher Awards, and teacher appreciation efforts. To support the Foundation, please visit www.supportbisd.com or attend the Foundation’s 2nd Annual Lion’s Pride Gala: A 40’s Affair scheduled for October 14, 2017, at the Brownwood Regional Airport hanger. Tickets are available on the website, at the Brownwood ISD Central Office or the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce. Foundation Board Members also have tickets available for sale.