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IPEI announced Teacher Grants and Red and Gold Grants awarded during the third round of 2016-17 applications by teachers and others working with Ithaca City School District students.

According to Grants Committee Chair Connie Patterson, "Over $10,000 was allocated for 20 Red and Gold Grants and 2 Teacher Grants. We will soon be able to tally the grand total for all three rounds of grants including several Connecting Classrooms Grants."

IPEI's grants programs are funded by gifts made by individuals, businesses and foundations. This includes $30,000 raised by the Annual Adult Spelling Bee, and gifts on May 9-10, Giving is Gorges Day (6 pm-6 pm). At the end of the school year is a great time to recognize great teachers and schools by making gifts to IPEI in their honor.

Red and Gold Grants
Intergenerational Studies – What do stories reveal about changes in our community?
Theresa Yacobelli/South Hill

Boston Symphony Workshop/Clinic
Aaron Buck/DeWitt

Listen Up!
Catherine Hart/Fall Creek

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Cayuga Chamber Orchestra program
Susan Eschbach/BJM

Ready-or-Not Tot Project
Marie Sadusky/IHS

Quizbowl National Championship Tournaments
Benjamin Kirk/IHS

Library Makerspace
Maureen Gilroy/Enfield

Going to the Farm
Julie Bakos/Enfield

Soft Skills for Inclusion Success
Kate Lyons/Northeast

Play Math With Me
Nancy Braun and Rachel Nascimento/BJM

Rube Goldberg Machines
Whitney Antczak, Anna Chapman and Jack Sears/Caroline

Sensory Supports Lending Library
Henrike Burton/South Hill

Custom LED Sign Manufacturing
Scott Breigle, Lisa Alexander and Roger Sevilla/IHS

The Doves Present the Quilt Maker’s Gift, An Original Play
Mihal Ronen/Fall Creek

Big Beautiful Brains!
Taura McMeekin/Enfield

First Grade Stargazers at Caroline
Denise Beeners/Caroline

Bobcat Chefs
Eric Matthew Carter/Boynton

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Sensational Tools
Sarah Drucker/BJM

Fostering 21st Century Skills through Maker Time
Tanya Kszystania/Fall Creek

Go Green E-Cart
Rowan Dodge with David Buchner and Bob Walters/DeWitt

Teacher Grants
Our Trouts’ Home: Stream Ecosystem
Amy Eckley/South Hill with Camille Doucet, local artist, teacher, and scientific illustrator and Matt Sacco, Cayuga Nature Center educator

Floating Classroom
Marilyn Mayer/Northeast with Floating Classroom and the ASSET (Advanced Secondary Science Education Teaching) Program at Cornell University