FACES TIME: What's Going On
FACES Celebration Reception
Of the 132 grants submitted in the 2019-2020 grant cycle, 65 were awarded. The FACES Celebration Reception honors the creativity and initiative of these teachers making a difference in the lives of students in Auburn. The Carol Pittard and the Dianne Wilson Awards are presented to the top two scoring grants will funds to extend the impact of their grants. The thirteen Teachers of the Year are also honored and recognized for their impact on their schools and our profession.
Carol Pittard Award
Keep Calm and Solar On!
Laura Crowe, Mark Jones, Nathan Baker, Lauren Howell, Summer Jarosz
Auburn Junior High
Dianne Wilson Award
Every Drop Counts
Auburn Junior High
Auburn City Schools Teachers of the Year
Anne Kimbell Neighbors, Cary Woods Elementary
Ashley Hunter, Auburn Early Education Center
Caleb Doster, Pick Elementary School
Callie Counts, East Samford School
Catie Nichols, Creekside Elementary
Jennie Glagola, Yarbrough Elementary
Jessica Bowlin, Auburn High School
Kathryn Knorr, Ogletree Elementary School
Laura Hardy, Drake Middle School
Olivia Tofani, Auburn Junior High School
Sarah Barker, Dean Road Elementary School
Susan Franklin-McKenzie, Richland Elementary School
Tami Nelson, Wrights Mill Road Elementary School
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.
FACES Grants Awarded!
Congratulations to all the 2019-2020 FACES grant recipients! The top grant writers in each school are shown below. Who are these teachers? Three art teachers, a Physical Education teacher, 2 Social Studies teachers, the 8th grade Science department, a 4th grade team, a Music teacher, an instructional coach, a counselor, a science teacher and a fourth grade classroom teacher. This diverse group of teachers represents the diverstiy of impact FACES has on our schools.
Art Room Library, Lacey Basgier (Auburn Early Education Center)
Cultivating Creativity and Curiosity Through Crime Scene Reconstruction, Cameron Bohannon (Auburn High School)
Keep Calm and Solar On!, Laura Crowe, Nathan Baker, Mark Jones, Lauren Howell, and Summer Jarosz (Auburn Junior High School)
Turning Trash into Treasure: Creating and Performing Through Recycling, Rob Lyda (Cary Woods Elementary)
Ready? Set? Listen!, Abby Kuhn (Creekside Elementary School)
We're Painting the Roses Red, Andrea Newman (Dean Road Elementary)
Military in Motion, Beverly Helm (Drake Middle School)
Build Your Own Microcosm, Kathy Placek (East Samford School)
All Kids Can Bike, Quenton Mosley (Ogletree Elementary)
Writing with Color, Aleesa Zutter (Pick Elementary)
Breakfast Book Club: Starting the Day in a Positive Way, Anne Busbin (Richland Elementary)
Don't Lego This Learning Opportunity, Kim Chavis (Wrights Mill Road Elementary)
Energy House Design Challenge, Kristy Ramey, Julie Price, Tamara Teel, Sarah Sandersen, Heather Cowell (Yarbrough Elementary)