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You can join PIE any time though out the year!
All members of PIE will receive one extra point on their total grant score for the PIE Grants, Wey Mini Grants, and the Twin Rivers Artists’ Assn. Grants.
Follow this link for the PIE Membership One-Time Payment Form.
PIE Programs and Grants are now available. Visit our Programs page to learn more!
The Beginning Teachers’ Store will be held at H.J. MacDonald Middle School on the following dates:
– December 12, 2013, 3:45 – 5:15 pm
Christmas Social and books available from Book Drive
(books are available for ALL teachers in Craven County)
- February 27, 2014, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
- April 24, 2014, 3:45 – 5:15 pm
Mark your calendars!
Congratulations to our Grant Recipients!
See our Program Page on how to apply for these grants.
Congratulations to the following winners of the Partners In Education Individual School Grant Program for Craven County Schools funded by The Harold H. Bate Foundation
Arthur W. Edwards Elementary School, Kathy Leffler, Principal: $5,000 to resurfacing the track at the school. AWE has become the first school in eastern North Carolina to begin a 100 Mile Club. This program’s goal is to improve the health and fitness of all participants through running and/or walking.
Ben D. Quinn Elementary School, Curtis Gatlin, Principal: $2,900 to fund “The Vincent Van Gogh Get Healthy and Don’t Bach About It” program providing needed resources for art, music, and physical education in the classroom.
Bridgeton Elementary School, Melisa Thompson, Principal: $5,000 to upgrade the playground equipment for the play area utilizing a variety of equipment building students’ strength, social skills, coordination, balance, and motor skills.
Trent Park Elementary School, Eleanor Patrick, Principal: $4,407.87 to fund a program called “Beyond Quaver’s Marvelous World of Music.” The program is built on twelve thematic threads key to a comprehensive music education. All 400 children at Trent Park will be impacted.
Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary School, J.T. Tribula, Principal: $5,000 to fund a motorized video screen and new audio equipment in the school’s auditorium.
West Craven High School, Karen Barrow, Principal: $5,000 to obtain a new scoreboard at West Craven High stadium. With this scoreboard, West Craven High will be able to support athletic events both for the middle and high schools, academic activities, as well as other organizations from the community that utilize the stadium.
W.J. Gurganus Elementary School, Debra Hurst, Principal: $2,688.28 to provide the students with a drumming program called DRUM, an acronym for Discipline, Respect, and Unity through Music.
PIE Grant Recipients
November 2013Kimberly Scott, Trent Park Elementary – Sing Me a Story, Play Me a Song
Mallory Owen & Christy Wilson, Ben D. Quinn Elementary – Hiking Into Family Learning
Debbie Harris, Graham A. Barden Elementary – A Reading Safari…Let the Adventure Begin!
Stephanie Edwards, Brinson Memorial Elementary – Hungry for PIEpods!
Christy Wilson, Ben D. Quinn Elementary – Let’s Get Digital, Digital
Kathy Barber & Michelle Gaskins, J.T. Barber Elementary – Bricks 4 Kidz
Mirela Rangu-Buffington, Brinson Memorial Elementary – Sensory Smart Kids
Christy Wilson, Ben D. Quinn Elementary – Sensational Centers: Meeting the Needs of All Learners
Erin Bingham, Early College East High School – Rockin’ Through Electric Avenue
Martha Jenkins/Twin Rivers Art Association Mini Grant Recipients
2013-14Rebecca Harmon, Creekside Elementary – Paper Making Debra Travers, James W. Smith Elementary – Batik Kate Radcliff, Graham Barden Elementary – Calder Jets Rachel Hunnings, W.J. Gurganus Elementary – Gyotaku Fish Prints
Partners In Education was recently awarded $1,000 from Twin Rivers Artists Association to be used for grant money for art teachers in Craven County Schools. The grants are awarded to art teachers based on imaginative and creative art programs for their students, and are awarded by representatives from TRAA.This grant awards $250 to each of the four teachers for a total of $1,000.
Weyerhaeuser Mini Grant Recipients
First CycleMarianna Dunn and Diane Bondurant James W. Smith Elementary School Don’t Be So Pushy Christy Wilson Ben D. Quinn Elementary School Kin-gineers – Setting Sail on the Mayflower
Second CycleAmy Lewis, Rosa Ingram, & Kristin Lane James W. Smith Elementary School Learning about ABC’s: Ants, Bugs, and Cockroaches! Kaley Banks Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary School Snow Babies! Tonya Gent Creekside Elementary School Wii Are Learning Math Christy Wilson Ben D. Quinn Elementary School It’s Electric! Squishy, Squishy, Squishy! Tonya Gent Creekside Elementary School Building Bridges with Future Engineers
Partners In Education in partnership with Weyerhaeuser, offers the teachers of Craven County Schools the Weyerhaeuser Mini Grant program. This program is for hands on activities relating to a math and/or science learning activity that the teacher most likely would have purchased using their own funds. Donated funding from Weyerhaeuser allows teachers to be awarded up to $100 during each grant cycle (four grant cycles in one school year).
PotashCorp Matching Tech Grant 2013-14
To be announced in February 2014 – Principals, see our Program page on how to apply.
Partners In Education together with PCS Phosphate is delighted to offer the Technology Matching Grant Program. The goal of this program is to create a learning environment rich in technology in order to equip our students with the 21st Century skills necessary for post secondary education and/or workforce readiness.