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Katie Watkins Wins NWPE Grant
posted by: Cindy Omlin | May 05, 2015, 07:08 PM

Congratulations to Emmett, ID, teacher Katie Watkins who was recently presented with a $300 Classroom grant from Brenda Miller, Northwest Professional Educators’ Regional Director for Outreach and Membership in Idaho.  A new teacher, Katie finds that “building a solid, engaging, and interactive curriculum for students can be especially trying when the resources are not available.”

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Ms. Lisa Stover-Russell, a first grade teacher at East Elementary in Mountain Home School District, was recently awarded a $400 Classroom Grant from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE). NWPE Regional Director Brenda Miller presented the award at a school staff meeting.  Ms. Stover-Russell will use the funds to purchase four Kindle Fire tablets to differentiate instruction while increasing student engagement.

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Bill Weaver Wins NWPE Grant for Music Program
posted by: Cindy Omlin | April 22, 2015, 10:28 PM

Congratulations to Mr. William Weaver, a Kindergarten through 5th grade music specialist at Nampa Idaho’s Iowa Elementary.  Bill was recently awarded a $350 Classroom Grant to purchase a book and musical instrument to enhance music instruction in the school’s self-contained special education programs.  NWPE Regional Director Brenda Miller presented the award at the all school SOAR assembly.

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Pam Sutton Wins New Classroom Start Up Grant
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 18, 2015, 09:25 PM

Congratulations to Pamela Sutton, a first grade teacher at Marsing Elementary School in Marsing, ID, who was awarded one of Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE) $250 New Classroom Start-Up Grants.  Pam plans to purchase basic school supplies to help students learn organizational skills, creative expression, and confidence in writing. Brenda Miller, NWPE Regional Director, presented the award at a staff meeting.

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West Ada NWPE Members Win Grant Awards
posted by: Cindy Omlin | February 25, 2015, 10:52 PM

Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE) Regional Director Brenda Miller recently awarded  $250 New Classroom Start Up Grants to two West Ada teachers and NWPE members, Sarah Holloway and Robin Stewart.  The awards were presented at the teachers' school staff meetings.

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NWPE Fall 2014 Grant-Scholarship Winners
posted by: Cindy Omlin | December 31, 2014, 07:22 PM

We are proud to announce that the following teachers have been awarded Fall 2014 NWPE Grant/Scholarship awards.   Please click the links to learn more about the teachers and their awards.

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Congratulations Matthew Wysock, NWPE Grant Winner
posted by: Cindy Omlin | December 12, 2014, 04:07 AM

Congratulations to Mr. Matthew Wysock, a LaCrosse High School science teacher in LaCrosse, WA.  Mr. Wysock was recently awarded a $420 Classroom Grant from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association, to purchase a radio transmitter, tracking program and programming cables to help students track the school’s high altitude weather balloon’s altitude, velocity and position used in the science program’s near-space engineering project.

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Chad Harris Awarded NWPE Grant!
posted by: Cindy Omlin | December 11, 2014, 11:09 PM

Congratulations to Mr. Chad Harris, a 5th grade teacher at Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center in Blackfoot, ID, who was recently awarded a $500 Classroom Grant from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association.  Mr. Harris will use the funds to obtain books and art supplies in order to expand the arts and humanities program in his classroom and school.

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Wendie Muñoz Awarded NWPE Grant
posted by: Cindy Omlin | November 17, 2014, 09:48 PM

Congratulations to Ms. Wendie Muñoz, an English and U.S. Government teacher at Canyon Ridge High School in Twin Falls, ID.  Brenda Miller, NWPE Regional Director for Idaho, recently awarded a $500 grant to Wendie to fund the purchase of technology to enable students to complete digital portfolios that will help them learn through technology as well as enhance technological skills in preparation for college and career endeavors.

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Congrats Jennifer Capell, NWPE Grant Winner!
posted by: Cindy Omlin | November 13, 2014, 09:58 PM

Congratulations to Ms. Jennifer Capell, a 3rd-4th grade teacher at Idaho Arts Charter School in Nampa, ID.  Jennifer was recently awarded a $500 Classroom Grant from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association. Ms. Brenda Miller, NWPE Regional Membership Director, presented the grant at a staff meeting. The award will fund the purchase of two Chromebooks so that students can utilize Khan Academy resources which can be tailored to their individual learning needs.

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Congratulations to Ms. Megan Neary, a 4th grade teacher at Skyway Elementary School in Coeur d’Alene, ID.  Ms. Neary has been awarded a $400 Classroom Grant from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE) to purchase hands on math materials to aid in the teaching of fractions which are receiving greater emphasis under the Idaho Common Core Standards.  The materials will help students work with fractions and understand them at a concrete level, according to Ms. Neary.  “Our state standards last year did not address fraction concepts to such a deep level of understanding so the information we are teaching is very new to our grade level. I have found that my students enjoy working with hands on materials and I feel this would help them master these concepts in a fun, meaningful way!”

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Nicole Latsch, Aberdeen, ID, Awarded NWPE Grant
posted by: Cindy Omlin | May 01, 2014, 04:52 AM

Congratulations to Ms. Nicole Latsch, 5th grade teacher at Aberdeen Elementary School, Aberdeen, ID, on being awarded a $330 Classroom Grant from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association. The award will fund the purchase the Rosetta Stone Spanish program to help teachers learn Spanish in order to communicate more effectively with parents and enhance student achievement in a district in which approximately 50% of the students are Hispanic with the majority of their parents having limited English.

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Congratulations to Mr. Aaron Ritter, principal of iSucceed Virtual High School, in Boise, ID.  Mr. Ritter has been awarded a $500 Classroom Grant from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association. Ms. Leah Guelker, NWPE representative, presented the grant at a staff luncheon sponsored by NWPE.

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Congratulations to Ms. Stephanie Rice, a K-12 English/Language Arts teacher at Council Jr-Sr High School in Council, ID, on her $500 Classroom Grant award from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association. Ms. Leah Guelker, NWPE representative, presented the grant at a staff gathering. The award will fund Ms. Rice’s purchase of e-books for her classroom’s Kindle e-readers expanding the reading choices available to her students.

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Jeff Crapper Awarded NWPE New Classroom Start Up Grant
posted by: Cindy Omlin | February 28, 2014, 12:55 AM

Congratulations to Mr. Jeff Crapper, an NWPE member and science teacher at Five Oaks Middle School in Beaverton, OR. 

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Bob McMichael Awarded NWPE New Classroom Start Up Grant
posted by: Cindy Omlin | February 27, 2014, 10:49 PM

Congratulations to Mr. Bob McMichael, a 7-12th grade language arts teacher at Cambridge Jr./Sr. High School in Cambridge, ID.   A new member of Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), Mr. McMichael was awarded a $250 NWPE New Classroom Start-Up Grant on February 26, 2014 by Ms. Leah Guelker, an NWPE representative.

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Congratulations to Crystal Davidson, a middle school science teacher at Heritage Community Charter School in Caldwell, ID!  A member of Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), Crystal was awarded a $250 NWPE New Classroom Start-Up Grant on February 10, 2014 by Cherri Sabala, NWPE Board Member.

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Congratulations to Helen Sauer, a K-7 special education teacher at Heritage Academy in Jerome, ID, who has been awarded a $250 New Classroom Start-Up Grant from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the Northwest’s only non-union professional teacher association. Cherri Sabala, NWPE Board Member, presented the grant award which will fund purchase of special education curriculum for reading, written language, and math so that Ms. Sauer can assist students according their ability levels.

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Lisa Young, NI-STEM Charter Academy, Wins NWPE Grant
posted by: Cindy Omlin | December 18, 2013, 10:36 PM

Congratulations to Ms. Lisa Young, a middle school math and science teacher at North Idaho STEM Charter Academy, who has been awarded a $500 Classroom Grant to purchase a mat-cutting kit with safety knives and poster board.

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Joie Cariaga, Nampa, ID, Receives NWPE Classroom Grant
posted by: Cindy Omlin | November 19, 2013, 12:30 AM

Congratulations to Ms. Joie Cariaga, a Choir and Spanish teacher at Skyview High School, in Nampa, ID. At a recent staff meeting, Ms. Leah Guelker, NWPE representative, presented Ms. Cariaga with a $500 Classroom Grant to purchase an iPad and accessories to help her access the school's established Wi-Fi network enabling her to instruct with the aid of technology in a seamless manner.

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