Association of American Educators Foundation Announces Spring 2016 National Teacher Scholarship & Classroom Grant Winners
Alexandria, VA – The Association of American Educators Foundation (AAEF) today announced its National Scholarships and Grants award winners for the spring of 2016, with 15 teachers each receiving funding for varied educational projects and pursuits.
AAEF is committed to offering individual educators various avenues for improving their effectiveness and student outcomes. The teacher scholarships provide teachers with funding to pursue additional teacher trainings, attend workshops, or specialized conferences. The classroom grants are offered to educators to supplement the costs of student-focused projects or activities. Both awards are available to all educators, regardless of AAE membership status.
"The AAE Foundation is proud to support these dedicated educators," said AAEF Chairman Gary Beckner. "AAE scholarships and grants are a worthy investment in empowering teachers and students across the country!"
The spring 2016 winners are as follows:
Teacher Scholarship recipients:
Julie Adamic – Pleasant Grove, Utah
Brittany Frank – Antioch, California
Susan Goers – Ogden, Utah
Telana Hicks – Kennesaw, Georgia
LaDonna Leazer – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jignasha Patel – Somerset, New Jersey
Jenny Potter – Kansas City, Missouri
Tama Trotti – Decatur, GA
Classroom Grant Recipients:
Lisa Biber – Brodhead, Wisconsin
James Kelly – Plainfield, New Jersey
Timothy Mankiewicz – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
SarahAnne Nadler – LaPuente, California
Rebecca Reher – Atlanta, Georgia
MaryAnne Settlemyre – Centreville, Virginia
Allyson White – Farmington, Utah
The Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national, non-union, professional educator's organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda. AAE members are forward-thinking professionals who are committed to student-centered reform efforts including school/teacher choice, accountability and technology. AAE has members in all 50 states and welcomes professionals from all education entities. Membership is $16.50 per month which includes $2 million professional liability insurance, employment rights coverage, professional development resources as well as a host of other benefits. Visit aaeteachers.org for further information.