Our annual grant solicitation yielded many excellent proposals from educators across the district. We are pleased to announce the awarding of more than $30,000 in grants to the following projects:

  • Fractions Facilitation Course for Elementary Math Teachers: Intervention courses for teachers that continue the data-driven training they received last year through a grant from AEF to meet the needs of underperforming elementary students;
  • Picture My Immigration Story: All ARMS students will research and tell their family immigration story through pictures, stories, and song, ultimately producing a year-end community event;
  • ARHS Wellness Improvement Grant: Revising the high school Physical Education curriculum and upgrading equipment to create a culture of health for all students, with a focus on those who are not participating in team sports;
  • Undoing Racism: 20 teachers will be trained to facilitate conversation and dialogue across the district using the highly regarded Undoing Racism© curriculum.

Amherst Education Foundation

Serving The Amherst-Area Public Schools Since 1994

The Amherst Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent, non-profit organization committed to promoting students’ educational equity, supporting diversity, stimulating excellence and mobilizing broad community support for the public schools of Amherst, Leverett, Pelham and Shutesbury. Our supporters include businesses, parents and other concerned citizens who share the belief that strong public schools are essential for a thriving community.

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