Elizabeth Education Foundation announces grant recipients

15 teachers within the district receive funds to help in the classroom

Staff report
Posted 11/18/20

The Elizabeth Education Foundation awarded a total of $5,666 to teachers within the Elizabeth School District, as part of the foundation’s annual grand program. Fifteen teachers received various …

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Elizabeth Education Foundation announces grant recipients

15 teachers within the district receive funds to help in the classroom

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The Elizabeth Education Foundation awarded a total of $5,666 to teachers within the Elizabeth School District, as part of the foundation’s annual grand program. Fifteen teachers received various amounts to enhance teaching opportunities within their classrooms.

The EEF was founded in 1998 as a nonprofit organization with a focus on supporting Elizabeth School District teachers, students and community members. The foundation raises money through private donations, partnerships with local restaurants, discounted community nights with Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets and Colorado Mammoth. They also sponsor a fundraisers through King Supers Reward cards and Safeway grocery cards.

Recipients are awarded funds to help with classroom instruction and enhanced learning. This years awards will be used for books, curriculum, STEM supplies, learning games and a document camera for remote learning.

2020 Recipients

• Elizabeth High School teachers Shelby Brown and Lori Horton.

• Elizabeth Middle School teachers Melanie Garcia, Kim Hicks, Laura James, Robin Neelley and Reagan Quintana.

• Legacy Academy teachers Maureen Upthegrove and Kimberly Young.

• Running Creek Elementary teacher Lisa Bosco.

• Singing Hills Elementary teachers Christine Battistoni, Kendra DiPaolo, Connie Hines, Lisa Pergeau and Emily Stout.

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