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North Syracuse educators awarded NSEF grants to enhance programming

18 North Syracuse Central School District educators were recently recognized for receiving grants from the North Syracuse Education Foundation (NSEF) in their 2018 Grant Award’s Program. NSEF resources support quality education through creative opportunities, and innovative/imaginative approaches. 
Since 2003, NSEF has provided 130 grants for about $150,000 in grant money for student programming through generous contributions from the community. Click here to view NSEF's video about various grants.

The mission of the Foundation is to sponsor activities and projects intended to enhance the education and cultural enrichment of the students of the North Syracuse Central School District. The activities are not funded by the regular school budget.

This year, NSEF presented 13 grants, totaling more than $12,400, to the following:

KWS Bear Road Elementary School: Maria Yakowec and Jen Harrington for Right Brain Learning
Cicero-North Syracuse High School: Kim Linkinhoker for Modeling Pond/River Ecosystems; Jeremy Lenchert for Differentiated Seating and Lighting in Co-Taught Classrooms; Mary Murdoch for Learning Nook and Melissa Palmisano for Flexible Seating Shapes the Minds of Our Future
Early Education Program at Main Street School: Wendy Tracy and Jill Trubia for Interactive Adapted Books
North Syracuse Junior High School: Kathleen Spitzer for Library Makerspace
Smith Road Elementary School:  Lindsay Marzullo for I Can Hear It Now
Roxboro Road Elementary School: Michele Barone for 3...2...1...Breakout
Gillette Road Middle School: Lisa McVey and Shannon Knapp for We Hear You!
Lakeshore Road Elementary School: Su Keiser, Arlene Osborne and Alyssa Pompo for Empowering Kids Through Movement
Smith Road Elementary School: Lauren Corbishley-Stuper and Anne Marie Leaf for The Qball and Danielle Preville for Classroom Organization