Teacher's Grants 2017/2018

  • 04 January 2018

53 Educators Awarded for the 2017/ 2018 School Year   

We are pleased to have awarded 53 educators from across 12 public school districts and 5 non public schools with funding for tools, materials, and curriculum that will assist their students with autism. Eighty percents of our Teacher's Grants appliants were awarded with 60% of the awards going to first time applicants.

Funds averaged $500 for multiple items and up to $1,000 for special initiatives. These grants are made possible by the Race for Autism.

Here's the Breakdown:

By Grade:

PreK and Elementary students  60%

Middle, High and Transition students  40%

  District School Grade

Project Title

1 Cajon Valley Union School District Flying Hills Elementary School 3rd-5th Get Engaged in Academics
2   Johnson Elementary Preschool Inspiring Scientific Inquiry
3       Students with Phonological Disorders
4 Fallbrook Union Elementary School District Fallbrook Street School Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade Time to Focus
5   William H. Frazier Elementary 3,4,5,6 Preparing for Our Future: Incorporating Life Skills into the Classrooms
6 Grossmont Union High School District ELITE Academy transition 12+ Transition and Life Skills Assessment
7   Valhalla High School Transition 18-22 Teaching Social Boundaries
8 La Mesa-Spring Valley School District Fletcher Hills Elementary School Preschool through 6th Legos/Building For Social Skills and Language Development With The Support of Sensory Tools
9   Preschool Language Program- Glen Street Preschool Use of Visual Supports to Increase Receptive & Expressive Language & Literacy Skills
10   Sweetwater Springs Elementary School K-6 Social Problem Solving
11 Lakeside Union School District Lakeside Farms Elementary School TK/K/1 Building Social Skills Through Play
12 NPA/NPS Banyan Tree Foundations Academy 1-12 Reading Intervention
13     High School (9-12+) Chess Club
14     K-college age Using Video Modeling to Increase Social Interaction
15   Stein Education Center K-12 Occupational Therapy iPad
16       Speech and Language Therapy iPad
17   The Institute for Effective Education 's COOK Education Center 6-12 Vocational and Fine Motor Skill Development Through Urban Gardening
18   The Institute for Effective Education--Children's Workshop K-8 Expand Occupational Therapy Equipment
19   UCSD Early Childhood Education Center pre-k Malayah's Learning Lab!
20 Poway Unified School District Adobe Bluffs Elementary TK-2 Sensory Regulation
21   Highland Ranch Elementary 2-5 Teaching Social Skills through Theatre and Dance
22     K-5 Pragmatic Language Development
23     TK-5 Sensory Diet
24   Rolling Hills pre-k Room 1 Puzzle Project
25   Sunset Hills 2-3 STEM/ Robotic Fun
26   Turtleback TK, K, 1 STEAM for ASD
27 San Diego Unified School District Euclid Elementary 2-4 Unique Learning System
28     K-5 Riiing! Riiing!! Calling for Tech Support!!!
29     TK-5 Boardmaker Online
30   Gompers Preparatory Academy 6th-12th Creating Communication Boards for Students with Autism
31   Hage Elementary School TK-2 Let Them Fidget and Give Them Weight!!
32   Hawthorne Elementary ECSE Outdoor Learning
33   High Tech Middle Media Arts 6,7,8 Break Space Station
34   Iftin Charter School 3rd Successful Seating
35   La Jolla Elementary K-5 Improving Reading Comprehension in Students with ASD
36   Memorial Preparatory 6-8 Improving Social Communication Through Language
37   MUSEUM SCHOOL K-5 LIPS Phoneme Sequencing Program
38   Rodriguez Elementary Transitional Kindergarten - 5th Grade Interactive Learning for Students with Diverse Abilities
39 San Marcos Unified School District Carrillo Elementary School TK-5th Building Communication through Narratives
40 Santee School District Cajon Park School TK-8 Expanding Expressive, Receptive and Pragmatic Language Through Shared Story Circles
41   Hill Creek K-3; 7-8 Grounded for Learning
42   Rio Seco 6 Noise Cancelling Headphones for Improved Learning
43   Sycamore Canyon Elementary K-6 Sensory and Behavioral Support
44     Preschool IPad Therapy
45 South Bay Union School District VIP Village Preschool Preschool Superheroes Social Skills Training
46 Sweetwater Union High School District Castle Park Middle School 7, 8 Social Communication Middle School Launch
48   Chula Vista Middle 7,8 Improving Social Skills for students with Autism
49   Eastlake High School 9-13 Proloquo2go Modeling
50   Hilltop High School 6-12 Boardmaker Enabling Communication and Participation in the Classroom
51     9-10 Self Regulation in an Uncertain World
52   Rancho Del Rey 7th & 8th Home Base Room
53 Temecula Valey Union School District Gardner Middle School 6-8 STEM Class Converts Typical Toys into Switch Activated Toys for Students with Special Needs