SBCEO Teacher Innovation Grant Winners

Grants sponsored by the Santa Barbara County Education Office

2016-17 Winners

Laura Ishikawa
Hancock Children’s Center, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: Time to Read & Learn with Storytime Props

Sirius McGregor
Olga Reed School, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: A place where students and plants can grow together

Belinda Birkholz
Itinerant Visually Impaired Teacher, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: Story Boxes for the Visually Impaired

Mark Leufkens
Peter B. Fitzgerald Community School, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: Student Garden Project

Amanda Beyers
Dos Puertas School, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: Fit Fridays

2015-16 Winners

Hollie Funkhouser
Cuyama High School, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at the Central Coast Aquarium

Laura Ishikawa
Hilltop School, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: Creating Together-More Space to Play & Learn

Terri Noe
McClelland CBI, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: “Community Curb Appeal”

Carmen Parra
North/South County, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: Video Modeling and Imitation Skills: additional evidence based practices for preschool students with autism

Jennifer Thomas
Santa Maria Cal-Safe, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: MOBS Mother of Babies “n” Strollers-A run club for mothers and their babies

2014-15 Winners

Jeff Cygan
Los Robles High School, SBCEO Juvenile Court and Community Schools
Project Title:Using Exercise Ball Chairs to Improve Classroom Behavior and Academic Performance

Mary Gibson
Hollister School, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Project Title: Sending Greetings

Kim Potter
Evergreen Special Day Class, SBCEO Special Education
Project Title: Bridging School and Home Learning: Using Technology to Document Student Success in Inclusive Preschool Environments

Rachel Ginevra
Special Day Class- SBCEO-North County, SBCEO Special Education
Project Title: DIY P.E. Equipment Kits – Activity Resources for Classrooms, Teachers, and Parents

Shelia McGuire
SBCEO-North/South County, SBCEO Special Education
Project Title: Aquatics Activities for Students with Severe Disabilities

2013-14 Winners

Diona Durham, Coleen Hefley, Victor Prato
Los Robles High School, SBCEO Juvenile Court and Community Schools
Project Title: Hear Me

Russell Granger
Automotive Technologies Teacher, SBCEO Regional Occupational Program
San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
Project Title: Electric Motorcycle Project

Penny Lowden
Adapted PE Specialist, SBCEO Special Education
Project Title: Sensory Solutions Check-Out Library

Terri Noe
Special Day Class Teacher
Manzanita Charter School, SBCEO Special Education
Project Title: Green Art in a Cart

Kelly Sanders
Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, SBCEO Special Education
Ralph Dunlap School, Orcutt Union School District
Project Title: Digital Citizenship for the 21st Century Learner

2012-13 Winners

Russell Granger
Automotive Technologies Teacher, SBCEO Regional Occupational Program
San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
Project Title: Yamaha Electric Project

Joanna Hendrix
Special Day Class Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, SBCEO Special Education
Ralph Dunlap School, Orcutt Union School District
Project Title: Developing Literacy Skills

Kelly Sanders
Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, SBCEO Special Education
Ralph Dunlap School, Orcutt Union School District
Project Title: Banking on Good Choices

Victoria Simon Berg, Elizabeth Marrazzo
Infant Specialists, SBCEO Early Start Program
Robert Bruce School, Santa Maria-Bonita School District
Project Title: Parents in Action: Helping Special Needs Toddlers Learn and Play all Day

Kristin Wood
Special Day Class Teacher, SBCEO Special Education
Lompoc Valley Middle School, Lompoc Unified School District
Project Title: Creative Cuisine from the Classroom Cafe

 

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