Alvin ISD staff surprised with grants
The Alvin ISD Education Foundation Winners Wagon surprised AISD teachers, counselors and staff recently when it dropped by campuses Friday, May 4 and handed out grants to district employees who had applied.
A speech pathologist, two counselors and 44 AISD teachers won grants, totaling $30,501.65. The money will be used to implement various student achievement and success initiatives at Alvin High School, Alvin Junior High, Alvin Elementary, Alvin Primary, ASSETS Academy, Jeter Elementary, E.C. Mason Elementary, Longfellow Elementary, Stevenson Primary, Passmore Elementary, Harby Junior High, Fairview Junior High, Manvel High School, Manvel Junior High, Nolan Ryan Junior High, Walt Disney Elementary, Glenn York Elementary and the Speech Pathology Department.
"It thrills us to be able to provide our teachers and staff with money to implement innovative teaching ideas," said Sheila Olson, Education Foundation executive director, in a press release. "It is because of the community's support of the Alvin ISD Education Foundation that we are able to continue to support our teachers in the form of grants, and our students in the form of scholarships,"
For more information on how to support the foundation, call 281-331-2586.