GRANTED more than $70,000 to order classroom materials to boost innovation and enhance learning in our schools.
LAUNCHED and expanded Navegadores Escolares, a brand new initiative to support the large increase in Spanish-speaking ELL learners in our community. Special thanks to Partners for Health for significantly funding this work, particularly to boost health resources for this population.
PROVIDED TRAINING AND SUPPORT through MFEE's new Excellence in Equity Coaching Team to enhance the development of each school’s Excellence in Equity grant application.
COORDINATED, recruited members, and procured grant funding from The Schumann Fund for New Jersey to launch the Montclair Public School’s membership in the National Equity Project’s BELE Network.
GREW and expanded MFEE’s popular America to Me watch groups into the more permanent Learning Circles on Race.
CONNECTED Montclair Public High school student volunteers with struggling middle school students through MFEE’s PEEPs (Peer-led Educational Engagement program) and Entrenadores Escolares (a new after school bilingual tutoring program for ELL middle school and high school students).
DONATED $30,000 to support the district’s efforts to identify early struggling readers in our schools.
COLLOBORATED with Jared’s Fund and Montclair High School to launch the district’s partnership with The Jed Foundation to address the social and emotional needs of our high school kids.
SPEARHEADED a town-wide COVID Vaccine awareness project targeting Montclair’s Black and Brown families.