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Classroom Grants

The Wenatchee School District is proud to offer a Classroom Innovation Grants. The program is designed to focus on instructional & learning innovation. Classroom Innovation Grants are available to elementary, middle, and high schools in the Wenatchee School District. Along with individual grants, we will also offer collaborative grants! This is a competitive grant program designed to provide funds for the most innovative, educational and developmental activities created by Wenatchee School District teachers. This program is designed to encourage and foster enhanced learning through innovation in instructional technologies.

The application and reporting processes are available exclusively online via this website. Questions regarding the program should be directed to Ron Brown.

The Wenatchee Innovation Grant program is designed to focus on instructional technology innovation which will:

  • inspire and engage elementary, middle, and high school students
  • encourage teachers to explore and create innovative instructional technology strategies
  • enhance learning for students


Teachers are invited to apply online:

Previous Recipients


  • Reading Washington - Annette Mueller - ELL before school literacy program
  • Reading Lincoln - Sandra Schmidt
  • Art Valley Academy - Shawna Hawkins - Digital Photography in the art classroom
  • Music Foothills - Angela Richmond - Sight Reading Factory
  • Science Westside - Graham Stansbery - Ambitious science teaching
  • Art Columbia - Chester Ferrell - iPad Art Studio
  • Physical Education - Foothills - Biofeedback with HR Monitors
  • Math Pioneer - Abbie Estep - Quickmath Facts
  • Library Columbia - Patty Cone - Laser forge cutter
  • Newbery 1st grade team - Apple TV's
  • Washington - Lindsay Brewer - Curriculum accessibility with iPads
  • Math Newbery - Robert Schott - Interactive whiteboard


  • Science Orchard - Beth Hammerberg - Digital soil testing and pocket astronomy projects
  • Science Westside - Brian Herling - Bacteria incubator project
  • Physical Education Orchard - Steve Donaldson and Amy Spietz - Heart rate monitor project
  • Science Wenatchee High School - Michael Lasater - Wireless probeware for CO2 sensors project
  • Music Orchard - Jeff Sandberg - Interactive Projector project
  • Aeronautics Orchard - Mallory Neher - Phantom 3 Drone project
  • Special Education Orchard - LIndsay Brewer and Dina Duncan - Student Accessibility through iPad project
  • Physical Education Pioneer - Heart rate monitors
  • Robotics - Newbery - Outfit and fund an afterschool First Washington Lego League team



  • Lewis and Clark Kindergarten Team (Jarvis, Limon,Springer, Yanez) - iPads, Dash and Dot robots, and Ollies 
  • Mission View Elementary 2nd Grade Team (Christensen, Hill, Martinez, Yanez)  - iPads, Dash and Dot robots, and Ollies 
  • Tami Lopushinsky at Columbia - Touch enabled short throw projector
  • Tracy Reese and Kyle Hurst PE Foothills - iPods, iPads, Apple TV and audio streaming for PE
  • Susan Valdez and Brian Vickery Pioneer PE - Heartrate monitors
  • Connie Celustka at Valley Academy - set of four iPads and Apple TV
  • Cameron Wiggins at Columbia - set of four iPads and Apple TV
  • Graham Stansbery at WHS - Teacher iPad and Belkin Stage
  • Shelley Ryan-Kelzenberg at Columbia - Epson Ultra Short Throw and Apple TV
  • Kindergarten team at Mission View  - set of five iPads, robots, and Apple TVs
  • Ellen Smith at Pioneer - set of three iPads and Apple TV
  • Rositsa Dimova-West at Columbia - iPad, OSMO, and Apple TV
  • Brenda Hargraves and Jessica Stroud at Pioneer - Hitachi ultra short throw projector, iPevo Interactive wands, and Apple TVs
  • Adele Caemmerer at Orchard - set of two iPads, keyboards, Belkin Stage, and Apple TV
  • Abbie Estep, Pioneer - Quick Math iPad Apps for all her iPad students
  • Washington 5th grade Team (Sutton and Roche) - set of six iPads and tripods w/mounts


  • 5th Grade Team at Lincoln - Robotics Kits
  • 8th Grade Team at Pioneer - Chromebooks for ELA
  • Rose Wulf at OMS - Lunch Robotics Club
  • Nika Childers and Dan Gemeinhart at Mission View - student book talks

K-5 iPad Mini-Grants

  • Sarah Ferrians at Sunnyslope
  • Rachel Hetterle at Columbia
  • Flora London at Newbery
  • Brandy Martinez at Mission View
  • Connie Siepman at Columbia
  • Lynette Smith at Columbia
  • Tracy Walsh at Washington
  • David Williams at Washington
  • Tammi Woolsey at Newbery
  • Socorro Yanez @ Mission View


  • Erica Wilson at Pioneer - iPads
  • Angela Richmond at Mission View - Noteflight music software
  • Kathryn Weaver at Columbia - iPod Shuffles Reading


  • Amy Dilley at Newbery - iPads
  • Kyle Hurst at Foothills - Proscopes and iPads
  • Maia Parr at Washington - iPads


  • Sandra Schmidt at Lincoln - iPads
  • Tami Woolsey at Newbery - Sound System
  • Jana Sutton at Foothills - iPads
  • Ryan Weaver at Columbia - iPads
  • Patty Cone at Columbia - iPads


  • Ray Birks - Kindle Readers
  • Ramon Rivera - iPods for Music
  • 1st Grade Team at Lincoln - iPads for Reading Fluency
  • Erin Coyle at Orchard - STELLA science modeling
  • Dellamy Thomas at Newbery - Short throw and sound
  • Maria Gonzalez at Lewis and Clark - iPads for fluency

Upcoming Events

February 26

Board Workshop

6:00 PM

February 27

Board Meeting

6:00 PM

February 29

Ready for Kinder

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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