Gerstacker Teacher Innovator Grant Program
Midland County ESA is pleased to offer Gerstacker Teacher Innovator Grants
for the 2016 – 2017 school year. Teacher Innovator Grants provide funds to
Educators to develop and implement instructional projects that motivate
and challenge students to learn.
Grants are awarded in all content areas and are available to pre-primary
and K-12 teachers, media specialists, guidance counselors and school
improvement teams who wish to be innovative on their approach to
Grant awards range in size from $100.00 to a maximum of $5,000.00. A full $5,000.00 award is available to two recipients whose project is considered both innovative and exceptional!
Please contact your school principal for a copy of the application
or download a copy here:
Applications are due to Midland County ESA by November 11, 2016
for printable downloads click on a selection:
For more information contact Christine Schaefer Midland County ESA.
Phone: (989) 631-5892, ext. 186
|Comments from Gerstacker Grant Recipients:|
|“The science equipment and materials I was able to purchase really made a difference this year by helping the students to visualize and explore a number of science concepts…Thank you again on behalf of my students for your generosity.” Jean Perkins Coleman Elementary||“The students enjoy having time to hear a story and follow along in their books. This is a wonderful addition to their literature experience and enhances their exposure to the written word…Thank you for making this project a reality.”
Sandy Schmidt St. John’s Lutheran School
|“The project went very well and students were thrilled with the opportunities to visit this historic time. Their achievement reflects the increased interest the students showed during the unit….I thank you for this opportunity to develop a new, more exciting unit about the beginning of our country. “
Laurie Hepinstall Meridian Public Schools