The Creative Educators Award for is a grant given to teachers or counselors benefiting their students and was created to enhance school curriculum.
We work with the Irvine Public Schools Foundation and, for school year 2019-2020, we funded three grants to the following Educators:
- Cadence Park School – Ruthy Fong Loi, Jessica Hopkins, Laurent Sipelis – “Plant it for the Planet” – Utilizes gardening to enhance instruction and student learning opportunities in a variety of school subjects
- University Park Elementary School – Carrie Finley Bajak – “Full STEAM Ahead” – incorporates robotic devices to support coding programs offered through the school’s innovative lab
- Sierra Vista Middle School – Henry Miller “Giving Bach” string orchestra – provides students the opportunity to share their musical talents with challenged students and others who do not have the opportunity to hear live music.