Innovative Teaching Grants

To date, Smithville Education Foundation has granted over $30,000 in funding to teachers and staff to help our students. We appreciate all the donors and sponsors who have made this possible. Grants applications are accepted in the fall of each school year.


2021-22 grants

SEF grants over $7,000 to help teachers help our students

Smithville Education Foundation's Fran Hunter, Cory Kadlecek and Leah Saunders recognized teachers at December's Smithville school board meeting with acknowledgement of their Innovative Teaching Grants being funded for the 2021-22 school year. The grants totaled $7,100.40!

Congratulations to Charles Hodge, Bethany Cooper Walker, Tessa Otten, Haley Nunn, Arlene Davenport, Ryan Fowler, Lisa Prihoda, and Sara Curtis. Not pictured is Raylynne Fillman.

Projects included new "Booking It to Success" reading enhancement program (SES), new "Book Club Bonanza" book sets (SES), trip to the Holocaust Museum (SJH), three Social Studies map sets (SHS), 10 calculators for advanced math classes (SJH), and "Painting with a Twist" art supplies (SJH).

SEF's Jill Strube is not pictured.