Barrington 220 Educational Foundation
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PIE Grants

PIE GRANTS

Do you have an innovative idea for a project you want to implement in your classroom? Do you believe that it would encourage curiosity, inspire students' passion for learning, provide enriching opportunities and support & enhance current curriculum? If so, the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation would like to offer you the opportunity to apply for a 2019 Projects for Innovation and Enhancement (PIE) Grant. 

Projects for Innovation & Enhancement (PIE) grants are awarded to Barrington 220 Educators who propose innovative and unique projects that support the current curriculum, benefit student achievement, engage students in integrative thinking, and enrich student learning experiences. The PIE Grants are offered each spring, for the following school year with a maximum grant amount of $1500 per grant request.

HOW TO APPLY:
All educators employed by Barrington 220 who are involved in the instruction of students or any related support services benefiting students are eligible to apply. If you are interested in applying, please click here for an application. The submission directions are on the application. Please review the PIE Grant Application selection criteria, restrictions/requirements, and FAQs before filling out an application. The PIE Grant Review Committee, under the guidance of the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation, will review the applications on a competitive basis and recommend a limited number of grants to the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation Trustees for approval. Grant funds will be available after June 30, 2019 and must be expended within the 2019-2020 school year.

 

2019 P.I.E. GRANT SCHEDULE

Starting February 14, applications are will be accepted. The grants will be awarded once for the 2019-2020  school year, with a maximum grant amount of $1500.

PIE Grant applications are DUE Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

CONTACT
If you have any questions regarding the process or whether or not your project is acceptable, please contact Lori Madison at 847-710-5676 or 220foundationgrants@gmail.com.

 

2018 PIE Grant Awards

STEM LIBRARY KITS

Becky McDowell
All 8 Elementary Schools

BIOLOGY INCUBATORS FOR STORYLINING

Laura Turngren
Barrington High School


DIVERSITY IN SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM THROUGH LITERACY

Kathleen Duffy
Barrington High School

BOTTLE CAP MURAL

Tracy Kalas and James Bartlett
Barrington Middle School Prairie


LMC GENIUS HOUR CODING GAMES

Amanda O'Rourke
Barrington Middle School Station

3D Printers a 21st Century Learner Skill

Paige Green and Ted DeBruin
Countryside Elementary School


MINDFULNESS FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS*

Eleni Keller
Hough Street School

It's all in the hands and Eyes: Sports Stacking!

Lauren Belleson and Mark Marks
Hough Street School


YOGA AND MINDFULNESS INITIATIVE*

Jennifer Glibkowski
Sunny Hill Elementary School

STEM FORCE ACADEMY

Andrew Carter
Roslyn Road Elementary School


MATH ALIVE

Beth Thake and Loretta Johnson
Sunny Hill Elementary School


* Partial Grant Awarded