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2022/2023 Innovative Classroom Grant Awards

Updated: May 12, 2023

The Moon Area Education Foundation is excited to announce the recipients of the 2022 Innovative Classroom Grant Awards! MAEF received 14 applications and awarded 12 of the 14. Two were not awarded since all requested grant items were consumable. Total grant monies awarded was $9,494.

Scott Hilpert, MAMS 5th grade, Edison Coding Robots

Lauren Gregg & Amber Graves, Hyde 1st grade STEM bins

Katy Temple, MAHS Algebra One, class set rechargeable Graphing Calculators

James Petrina, MAHS Integrated Tech, CO2 Car Impulse G3 Race System

Barb Rocca, Bon Meade 2nd grade team, Life Cycle and Habitat of a Frog

Carolyn Andrews, Hyde K-4 & Allard K-4 Ozobots

Sara McMillen, Allard 3rd grade, Reading Intervention

Meghan Abbenante, McCormick 1st grade, Making Learning Flexible

Nicole Falcione, Allard K, Multisensory Learning

Cathy Villacis, Allard K-4, Resource Library


The Moon Area Education Foundation was established to primarily support our educators and students. The financing of grants and academic initiatives will continue to be independent of MASD finances. We invite you all to join us in taking this to the next level by supporting the MAEF in securing funds to make our visions a reality.


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