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2022 Mini-Grant Winners

KY CEC would like to congratulate the following KYCEC members for being awarded a $650 mini-grant for the 2021-2022 school year: 

  • Leslie Ferguson, teacher at Flat Gap Elementary in Johnson County, is using her mini-grant to establish “The Feel Good Room: Multi-Sensory Room” where sensory items will be contained so that students have a place to feel safe and comfortable. 
  • Leslie Kuykendall, teacher at Dixon Elementary in Webster County, is using her mini-grant to incorporate iPads into the classroom to access reading books, listening to books, publishing written products and also engaging in educational games. 
  • Tabitha Smith, teacher in Hardin County Schools, is using her mini-grant to create Family Engagement Backpacks for Low Incidence Classrooms which will include materials, for each quarter with books, comprehension activities, and a puzzle/game for the families. 
  • Ashley Walters, teacher in Hart County Schools, is using her mini-grant to incorporate touchscreen Chromebooks for her students to increase productivity of curriculum and foster independence in the learning environment.
  • Sara Leonard, teacher at Lone Oak Intermediate in McCracken County Schools, is using her mini-grant to create Recharging and Refueling Stations for Students. These stations will help advance the social and self-regulation skills of students in the classroom. 
  • Dr. Alexandra Taylor, assistant professor at Bellarmine University, is using her mini-grant for Bug in the Ear technology for preservice teacher coaching.
Posted:  9 May, 2022
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