Pictured in photo (L to R):  Ann Gavin, Hannah School Representative; Elizabeth Ciampa, Cove School Representative; Lorinda Visnick, Beverly Education Foundation Advisor; Jill Twomey, North Beverly School Representative; Todd Rotondo, Ayers Ryal Side School Representative; Anna Green, Esq., Vice President, Beverly Education Foundation; Catherine Barrett, Briscoe Middle School Representative; Dr. Steve Hiersche, Superintendent; Kris Silverstein, Beverly School Committee President; the Honorable Beverly Mayor Michael P. Cahill.

Beverly Education Foundation Announces 2018 Grant Awards

The Beverly Education Foundation announced its Annual Teacher Parent Grant Awards totaling $12,116.  The Teacher Parent Grants benefit students, teachers for professional development and various educational programs in the Beverly Public Schools.  The foundation supports the wonderfully creative ideas of Beverly  educators which enhance teaching and learning in a 21st century global environment. Grant awards support a wide variety of curriculum-based topics and projects that benefit all students. Grants are for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year and were awarded to preschool, elementary, middle and high school teachers for the following initiatives:

Beverly High School

  • AP Art & Peabody Essex Museum Multi Visit Partnership
  • Theater Technology and Design Seminar Series
  • College Application and Essay Writing
  • Tools for Science Classrooms

Briscoe Middle School

  • Robotics Program: Arduinos and Rechargeable Batteries
  • Massachusetts Children’s Book Awards

Ayers Elementary

  • Ayers Cares Garden Place Based Learning
  • Novel Engineering

Centerville Elementary

  • Investigating Marine Pollution Kit & Movie

Cove Elementary

  • Watershed Ecology Program Professional Development
  • Watershed Ecology Program – Erosion

Hannah Elementary

  • Breakout EDU – Learning Games Platform
  • Creating a Novel Engineering Library
  • Maker Movement Initiative
  • Kindergarten Sensory Garden
  • Hooray for Health

McKeown Preschool

  • Harvest Unit – Creating Language and Learning Opportunities for Young Students

North Elementary

  • Family Math Night
  • Ellis Square Lunch Initiative

Centerville and Cove Collaborative Grant

  • Global Read Aloud Initiative

The Beverly Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1997 and is celebrating 21 years of supporting public education in Beverly.  The foundation supports programmatic initiatives that provide enhanced educational opportunities for all Beverly public school students. Each Spring, grants are awarded to support innovative initiatives and programs in Beverly Public Schools. www.bevedfoundation.org


Grant Information