Staff Wish List - Use this form to request materials or speakers for your group or classroom.
 
Enrichment Requests - Please click on the page link below to get more infomation about requesting funds from the PTO for enrichment programs
 
Discounts

Used Book Superstores: 256 Cambridge Street, Burlington. Every teacher receives 20% off their total purchase on Wednesdays from 10am-8pm after presenting any form of proof that they are a currently employed paid teacher or an officially approved home schooler.

 Grants
We are aware of some grants that may be beneficial to teachers.  Below are links to these.  If you know of others you would like to share, please let us know and we will add them.
Featured K-12 Grants
 
McDonald's grants available for teachers:  Eligible teachers may fill out an application for a grant of up to $500. The project must be for an in-school project. Application forms are available online at www.mcdtoday.com (click the "Calling All Teachers" link and register), or by calling: Christine at Stern Advertising (315) 445-2491. A MAC Grant committee will evaluate and grade the applications and award grants to the highest scoring projects. Up to $10,000 is available for awards. Winners will be notified and announced in September.
 
Target Field Trip Grants(deadline November 3rd) Provide funding for field trips up to $800. 
 
Target Art Grants:  Target funds arts programs that bring the arts to schools or make it affordable for youth and families to participate in cultural experiences, such as school touring programs, field trips to the theater or symphony, or artists residencies and workshops in schools. Programs that make the arts accessible to school children are of particular interest to us. Applications accepted between March 1 and May 31st for next school year.  Awards range between $1,000 and $3,000.
 
 
Dupont Office of Education - K-12 Educaton:  The DuPont Office of Education (OOE) works with educators, university faculty, the business community and local DuPont sites to prepare today's children for tomorrow's world. Our goal is to ensure that the next generation of citizens has a working knowledge of the unique method of science and a reasoned understanding of science as a domain of human knowledge.
 
GrantAlerts.com:  A resource to search for grant
 
Mass Cultural Council:  Offers a variety of cultural grants
 
National Education Association:  Youth Leaders for Literacy Grants.  Youth Leaders for Literacy is an initiative of NEA and Youth Service America (YSA) to help youth direct their enthusiasm and creativity into reading-related service projects. The NEA and Youth Service America developed the program in 2001 to encourage and celebrate literacy service of our nation's young people, and to provide them with resources to conduct reading-related activities that benefit others.
 
Best Buy Teach Awards:  At Best Buy we believe technology can excite and engage students, creating a more valuable educational experience. This year Best Buy Teach Awards ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, have been given to more than 460 schools to sustain or enhance existing educational programs. Teach Award winners are selected based on teacher applications describing how they incorporate student use of technology in their classrooms.
 
Toyota TAPESTRY Grants for Science Teachers:  A partnership between Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. and the National Science Teachers Association, the Toyota TAPESTRY Grants for Science Teachers program offers grants to K–12 science teachers for innovative projects that enhance science education in the school and/or school district. 50 large grants and a minimum of 20 mini-grants, totaling $550,000 in all, will be awarded this year.  The deadline for this year’s program is January 18, 2010.
 
We the People Bookshelf:  The "A More Perfect Union", a collection of classic books for young readers, is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities' (NEH) We the People program, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office.  Each year, NEH identifies a theme important to the nation's heritage and selects books that embody that theme to build the We the People Bookshelf. The theme for the 2009-2010 Bookshelf is "A More Perfect Union." This is basically a free set of books for your library. Each year they offer an outstanding collection.  This year's deadline is January 29, 2010.
 
Teacher's Network:  A compilation of grants, scholarships and contests for students and teachers.
 
Grants.gov:  Grants.gov is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards
 
The Rite Aid Foundation:  We support specific programs of non-profit organizations that are classified and exempt from federal tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.  We limit our funding to programs that focus on health and wellness in the communities in which Rite Aid operates.