Congratulations to the recipients of 169 REEF grants. Grant recipients were feted at a reception on Wednesday, Dec. 10. This year, REEF gave $172,570 in grant funds to enrich learning for students across the district. Since its founding 21 years ago, REEF has given 1,774 grants for a total of $1.5 million. Wow! Click the headline to see the list of all grant recipients along with summaries of their grants.
Riverside Educational Enrichment Foundation is proud to introduce the REEF/Earthwatch Fellows for 2014: Jennifer Cao - Science Teacher, Gage Middle School Erin Garcia - Language Arts Teacher, University Heights Middle School Kristen Kund - French Teacher, Poly High School Melinda Lang - 5th Grade Teacher, Madison Elementary Stephanie Niechayev - English Teacher, Arlington High School Julie Olson - Band/AVID Teacher, Chemawa Middle School Brandy Parker - Science Teacher, Frank Augustus Miller Middle School Suzanne Priebe - Language Arts Teacher, Earhart Middle School Tammy Soper - Special Education Teacher, Sierra Middle School Marisol Stokes - Kindergarten Teacher, Taft Elementary School Angelina Summers - Special Education Teacher - Poly HighSchool Carla Yawney - 4th Grade Teacher, Kennedy Elementary School Joe Zhou - IB Mandarin Teacher, JW North HighSchool Because of the goodness of two donors this year, REEF was able to send not just eight - but thirteen - teachers around the globe! Like REEF on Facebook to find out the specifics of each expedition!