The New Year in District 96 kicked off with a two-day blitz of visits to all seven schools in the district by the 96 Foundation’s “prize patrol” to award and recognize staff whose grant projects concretely displayed innovation. Twelve winning projects stood out from a pool of seventeen, all of which exemplified professional commitment to excellence in learning. These finalists’ ideas captured novel ideas, methods and/or technologies to elevate and advance student performance:
Robert J Hanrahan, Country Meadows
Jessica Mandell, TC and Ed Koday, Ivy Hall
Michelle Schumer, Lisa A. Jones, and Marilee Sarlitto, TC, Kildeer Countryside Chanelle Savich, Kim Mollerdino, Michelle Garlick, Twin Groves
Bethany Loyd and Kristen Eide, Willow Grove
Liz Kile and Jessica Woods, Woodlawn
Michelle Ponsolle-Mayes, who services Prarie, Ivy Hall, Twin and Woodlawn
The District 96 Foundation is a non-profit organization whose vision is to provide resources to give every child access to 21st-century learning. For more information about the foundation and its mission, visit www.96foundation.org.