GCPS teachers awarded thousands in grants from Teach On Project
Four Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) teachers have been awarded grants by the Teach On Project (TOP). Jamie Garcia, of Arcado Elementary School, Sherley Harris, of Trip Elementary School, Gerin Hennebaul, of Lovin Elementary School, and Danielle Jenkins, of Mountain View High School, are the recipients of a $7,500 TOP Grant. The teachers were selected after submitting projects that demonstrated excellence in three areas:
Raising student achievement
Enhancing students’ self-esteem
Collaboration with multiple stakeholders for the benefit of students
The TOP Grant awards $3,500 for the school project implementation, $1,500 for professional development, and a $2,500 personal stipend.
H.E.R.O.E. Héroe means hero in Spanish and the acronym H.E.R.O.E. stands for Hispanos Esforzándose por Resultados, Oportunidades, y Éxito, which translates, to Hispanics Making Efforts for Results, Opportunities, and Success.
Trip Diversity and Multicultural Club (Trip DMC)
Looking at the World Through a Different Lens
Mountain View HS
Inclusive Robotics Program for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
The Teach On Project was conceived as a way to recognize the “best of the best” in Metro Atlanta education. By recognizing excellent educators each year, TOP hopes to retain excellent teachers and school leaders, inspire other educators to transform their craft, and increase the public’s awareness of educator and student success across the region. Since 2006, the TOP has granted awards to 144 educators, their classrooms and schools.