Grants may be submitted for projects between $1 and $5,000. The Foundation's mission is to fund educational tools that are creative and motivate learning for Texas City ISD students. Grants may be submitted to the TCISD Foundation for the Future office. Please read carefully the instruction page for completing your grant. There are new procedures listed for technology requests.
Click below to view more information on select grant winners from each year.
Congratulations to Kohfeldt Elementary teacher Katina Ware, who received a grant for $4,949.70 for a "Califone USB Digital Microscope" project, which explores STEM activities inside and outside the classroom. The handheld digital microscopes allow students to take pictures and record videos of the world around them. Eastman supported this grant.
Congratulations to Amy Robeson, prekindergarten teacher at Calvin Vincent Early Childhood Center. She was awarded four grants totaling $16,686 for "Adventures in STEM," "STEM Exploration," "Sing & Read" and "Learning is a Snap." Sullivan is pictured with fellow prekindergarten teacher and grant winner Terri Whitten and TCISD board trustee and TCISD Foundation for the Future director Melba Anderson.
Congratulations to Sue Sullivan, Texas City High School Spanish teacher. She has broken the record for receiving the most grants awarded to one teacher! She was awarded five grants that include: "Word Up", "Watch Me Learn", "Mind Games", "Game On!" and "Can You Hear Me Now?" Sullivan is pictured with her 5 grants and surrounded by her Spanish students.
Orfesstration of the Masters", a grant written by Ms. Gwen Dorsey at Levi Fry Intermediate, provided special instruments that teach students music through the Orff Schulwerk Training. This music initiative was named in honor of patrons Mr. & Mrs. John D. Butler, Ms. Carmen Stott, and Mr. & Mrs. Walter Welch.