TK-8 Certificated Staff:
It is with great excitement that the Garvey Education Foundation (GEF) Board welcomes you to the 2023-24 school year, a year full of possibilities!
To support your efforts in promoting the academic excellence and whole child wellness of all students in the midst of prevailing challenges, the GEF Board is pleased to announce that mini-grants will be awarded to individual or groups of certificated staff who design activities that will help our students develop their academic competencies and social-emotional strength, such as collaborating with peers in academic and social group activities, engaging in rigorous learning, building relationships with staff, and…rejuvenating the “LEADER in ME.”
These grants will be up to $500 and will be issued on a competitive basis. Applying for the mini-grant is a simple task. Just follow the guidelines below and remember when the application is due. Your class might just be the lucky recipient of a mini-grant!
GARVEY EDUCATION FOUNDATION
The mission of the Garvey Education Foundation is to provide enhanced educational and leadership opportunities for students in the Garvey School District by providing financial and other resources for enriching and innovative programs, projects and facilities.
The Foundation will carry out its mission of developing life-long learners and leaders through goals in following areas:
Enhancing Arts Education
Support programs that enhance opportunities for students in the visual and performing arts.
Enhancing Technology Education
Support programs that expand the use of technology in our schools.
Enhancing Core Education Programs
Support teachers by providing funds for learning activities that supplement the core education program (Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies) through mini-grants. These grants will provide equipment, materials and training not funded through other means.
Enhancing Wellness Education
Support programs that encourage students to develop life-long, healthy
living habits through physical education, outdoor education and health and nutrition activities.
Providing Scholarship Opportunities
Support scholarship opportunities for graduating 8th grade students and Garvey students graduating from high school.
Promoting Community/School Partnerships
Provide a forum to bring the community together to support the Garvey School District, its students and staff.