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Wisconsin Mathematics Education Foundation (WMEF)
Awards Three Grants!

Congratulations to Maggie McHugh, Katy Shea and Katy Gallenberg!  All three teachers were recipients of WMEF Grants!

Maggie McHugh, La Crosse WI, and Katy Shea, School District of South Milwaukee, received Professional Development Grants.  These grants support the efforts of an individual or teams of mathematics educators in the development and implementation of innovative teaching strategies or projects in the field of mathematics.  Maggie McHugh, of the LaCrosse Design Institute, was awarded $1500 to attend the 2017 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Conference in San Antonio and learn more about STEM education.  Katy Shea, School District of South Milwaukee, received $974 to purchase Inline 100s.  These tools will support 2nd Grade students in deepening their understanding of computational strategies based on place value. 

Student Activity Grants awards up to $500 to encourage the involvement of students in mathematics activities beyond their regular classrooms. Katy Gallenberg, La Crosse Design Institute received $500, to purchase materials needed to implement STEM projects with her students. 

Professional Development and Student Activity grant applications are due July 1 and December 1 and the awards are announced shortly after each deadline.   If you have attended a Professional Development and would like to implement your new learning with students then check out the Professional Development Grants!  If you want to start a Math Club, or need funds to support extra curricular activities in Mathematics then check out the Student Activities Grants!

WMEF applications are available online. Go to wmenfonline.org to download the applications. 



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