FACES FACTS: Who We Impact


    FACES supports teacher leadership through FACES Mentoring.

    Each school has a FACES Mentor who helps teachers with the grant application process.  These mentors are an integral part of the FACES program.  The mentors below do a fantastic job growing their teachers!


    Emily Antoniak, East Samford School

    Courtney Bass, Drake Middle School

    Blake Busbin, Auburn High School

    Laura Crowe, Auburn Junior High School

    Lori Paul, Wrights Mill Road Elementary School

    Sarah Hillyer, Creekside Elementary School

    Katie Lindsey, Yarbrough Elementary School

    Rob Lyda and Sandra Beisel, Cary Woods Elementary School

    Jennifer Mesman, Richland Elementary School

    Andrea Newman and Ginger Key, Dean Road Elementary School

    Deana Hooks, Pick Elementary School

    Tonya Keene, Auburn Early Education Center

    Phil Wilson, Ogletree Elementary School





  • FACES awards teacher grants for innovative and creative projects and resources  in the classroom. 

     In the 2020-2021 grant cycle, 30 grants were awarded to teachers in all 13 schools.


FACES (Foundation for Auburn's Continuing Enrichment in Schools) is the Foundation organization partnering with Auburn City Schools to provide resources for innovative classroom opportunities for students.