Grant Highlights

Robotics for Middle School Students

by Nathan Koniowka Dave Kopf, the technical education teacher at JC McKenna Middle School, received an EEF grant for the interactive and openly creative VEX robotics kits. This grant expanded the technology education department of the middle school, allowing all three grades (6th,7th,and 8th) to experience building and programming...


Makerspace Inspires Creativity

By Nathan Koniowka Abby Beyerl, the District Library Media Specialist and Varsity Cheer Coach, received a grant for a new, interactive, addition to the Library Media Center within the high school called the Makerspace. Within the Makerspace students can work in stations, producing and experimenting with video creation, music, programming, sewing,...


Expanded Programming Options for High School

by Nathan Koniowka One of the 2018-2019 grant recipients; Christine Schullo, a math and computer science teacher at Evansville High School, will be able to expand the applications of programming within her classes with the new addition of Finch Robots. The idea for applying for the grant came from...


Congratulations to Our 2018-2019 Grant Recipients

On August 28th, the EEF presented over $6,000 in grants to Evansville teachers at the annual Back-to-School breakfast. From robotics to music, and from flexible seating to mindfulness training, teachers impressed the Grants committee with their innovation and commitment to improving opportunities for all students. Award winners include: Wish...