Matthew Slauson: History of Tech. & Eng. Through the Musical Instrument Manufacturing in the UK & France (2018)
Amount funded: $3,898.00
Grant Recipient - Matthew Slauson // Travel to UK and France, work with and learn flute making, visit museums and tour Selmer instrument manufacturing faciltiy in Paris
Donna Dennihy: Integrazione Scolastica (school integration): The Study of Italy’s Inclusive Practices (2018)
Amount funded: $0
Grant Recipient - Donna Dennihy // Study the Italian inclusive education system
Corey Riley: NYC Pro Tools Professional Certification Training, Job Shadowing and the Jazz Scene (2017)
Amount funded: $6,500.00
Grant Recipient - Corey Riley // Boost teaching skills for Pro Tools 101, professional development with Broadway Audio Engineers, enhance jazz curriculum and teaching approaches for MS and HS jazz bands
Lori Usifer: Portugal and the Age of Discovery (2017)
Amount funded: $4,240.00
Grant Recipient - Lori Usifer // Travel to Portugal for 10 days in July 2017 to study Portugal's pioneering role in the Age of Discovery
Brian Sevey: World Scientific Congress of Golf (2016)
Amount funded: $4,500.00
Grant Recipient -Brian Sevey // Each year the SEF awards one teacher with the Jean Graham Fund Award, an endowed fellowship for an educator who demonstrates outstanding dedication to achieving excellence in their classroom. The 2016 recipient was Brian Sevey, a math teacher at Skaneateles High School. His fellowship award funded participating in the World Scientific Congress of Golf, where Brian developed an innovative real-world math curriculum that will benefit SHS students for years to come.
Sandi Taylor: Volunteer Teaching in India (2015)
Amount funded: $2,953.67
Grant Recipient - Sandi Taylor // Transformative summer travel experience volunteer teaching English in India.
Betsy Smith: Searching for Sal: My Weeklong Adventure on the Erie Canal (2013)
Amount funded: $2,812.57
Grant Recipient - Betsy Smith // a State Street teacher, spent one week living on a boat and navigating the Erie Canal. In the state of New York, 4th grade is the year the students learn about New York state history. Betsy has always been intrigued with the canal and was able to get a personal experience of traveling the canal, going through the locks and visiting the canal museums and towns along the way. She has videotaped her adventure and created a custom Erie Canal unit for all 4th grade students to experience.
Rick Garrett: Environmental Studies (2012)
Amount funded: $3,000.00
Grant Recipient - Rick Garrett // Professional development opportunities provide teachers with increased knowledge of areas of study, which translates into new opportunities for students in the classroom. This grant provides funding to attend the College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine to spend two weeks studying animal behavior, field ecology and natural history.