Foundation For Dubuque Public Schools Awards Over $12K To Local Educators
According to a report from the Telegraph Herald, The Communtiy Foundation of greater Dubuque, and The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools; organization officials have recently awarded nearly $12,500 in grants to local educators.
A total of 37 Dubuque Community School teachers received a total of $12,400 through a second-round of the 2022 grants. These were awarded through the Judi Chandlee Tribute to Teachers Endowment. These classroom grants help fund supplies, equipment and innovative educational experiences in our district.
Awardees will use the funds to resources things such as woodworking projects at the district’s Alta Vista Campus, weight room equipment at Dubuque Senior High School, white boards at Hempstead High School, classroom fidget devices at Audubon Elementary School, and much more. Grants are anywhere from $100 to $500.
An additional 17 teachers received a total of $7,100 through the first round of grants awarded in August. The foundation awarded a total of $19,548.15 in classroom grants to 54 teachers in 16 different buildings throughout the Dubuque district across both rounds.
The web page states the Judi Chandlee Tribute to Teachers Endowment was created to provide classroom grants to teachers in the Dubuque Community School District. The fund is named in honor of Judi Chandlee, a longtime kindergarten teacher at Eisenhower Elementary School in Dubuque who passed away in 2011.
Friends, family, Dubuque Community School District staff, and the public are invited to give in support of these grants to teachers now, and forever. The funds given are endowed donations and are invested permanently, and the earnings are used to provide classroom grants for current teachers in the Dubuque Community School District. Donations to the fund are eligible for the Endow Iowa 25% State Tax Credit. If you consider making a donation to the Judi Chandlee Tribute to Teachers Endowment visit this web page. When you contribute you can give a gift honoring past service or to thank current teachers.