Each year Lincoln County Area Retired School Personal, LCASP, offers grants to provide financial assistance to classroom teachers for needed classroom items not provided within classroom budgets. Grants are in the amount of $200 will be awarded to classroom teachers in the four public schools in Lincoln County. This year, three of the four public schools submitted applications.
Winfield R IV
Chelsea Young is a first-year Chemistry/Physical Science teacher in Winfield HS. Her goal this year is “to get the labs up and running again.” This will allow students to receive Dual Credit with Missouri Baptist University. She plans to purchase personal safety equipment and lab supplies.
Troy Middle School
Dr. Amy Spears is a first-year teacher for “Project Lead the Way Engineering” at TMS. The $200 grant will provide 3-D puzzles for 7th graders. Putting the puzzles together will help develop cognitive skills, problem solving, fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and pride in achieving a goal.
Elsberry High School
Carolyn Harmann teaches AP Literature and Language Arts at EHS. Her goal is for upper classes to be motivated, challenged and approach decisions students will face in the real world. Her $200 grant will be used to purchase Anchor Charts and resources for a Common Writing Program to increase student success before and after graduation.
Congratulations, Classroom Grant Winners!