McElroy Excellence in Education Grant applications now being accepted
Available for limited school districts in Central Rivers AEA
The purpose of the McElroy Excellence in Education Grant is to provide funding for classroom teachers to develop innovative, educational experiences for their students during the second semester of the school year. These innovative projects are to be an integral part of the curriculum and demonstrate excellence in education. Funds will be used for innovative teacher programs between January and May 2021.
Grants ranging from $500 – $1000 are awarded by a committee of educational leaders. This funding is provided by the McElroy Trust as part of the Excellence in Education Grants Program. The McElroy Trust has identified the following eligible Central Rivers AEA districts: Aplington-Parkersburg, Cedar Falls, Clarksville, Denver, Dike-New Hartford, Dunkerton, East Buchanan, Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Grundy Center, Hudson, Independence, Janesville, Jesup, Nashua-Plainfield, North Butler, North Tama, Sumner-Fredericksburg, Tripoli, Union, Wapsie Valley, Waterloo, Waverly-Shell Rock, and Central Rivers AEA school programs and non-public schools in the former AEA 7 region.
Documents for 2020-2021
Rubric for Evaluating and Scoring McElroy Grant Applications – PDF Format
19-20 McElroy Grant final report
- Barb Schroeder, Administrative Assistant