2015 Moore Grants

Central High School

Heather Walters
Globally Connected Language Acquisition: Building Skills for Competing in the Global Market 
Heather Walters, Ashley Kave, Patricia Hiroux, Amber Corbitt 

This grant will be used in the creation of a classroom environment characterized by authentic learning experiences which focus on enhancing the student’s fluency in a foreign language.  By focusing on the 5 C’s of Language Learning (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Connections), a move towards a digitally connected classroom to the four corners of the world provides an opportunity to apply and use what is being learned to real-life experiences. Partially funded for $8,503.00.


Missy Hensley  Transitioning into Fitness for Life 
Melissa Hensley, Teresa Martilik, Adam Hockman, Jennifer Burner 

Over an 18-week period, this grant will provide opportunities for the CHS post-graduate program student body to develop the skills and knowledge necessary in fostering lifelong fitness. An in-classroom fitness area with equipment and activities for students will be created. Students will independently participate as part of their daily classroom routines.  Fully funded for $2,884.00. 


Tara Mason  High Impact Instruction Great Teaching Institute & Instructional Coaching Institute: Coaching for a better future: Teachers Leading Teachers to Improved Instruction and Student Learning 
Tara Mason

This professional development grant will allow educators to attend the High Impact Instruction Great Teaching Institute and the Instructional Coaching Institute in Lawrence, Kansas.  Training received during this professional development will expand back to the school in an instructional coaching role.  The instructional coaches will assist teachers in using best instructional practices. Partially funded for $7,061.00.