How We Use Funds


Innovation Grants

The Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation’s mission, “Bringing Great Things to the Classroom”  is fulfilled through the Innovation Grant process.

Here are the 2018 Innovation Grant recipients for 2018.  

Doug Robertson – Powell Valley Elementary — $578 for First LEGO League EV3 Robot Set.

Michele Cook – Powell Valley Elementary — $2430 for 5 sets of LEGO WeDO 2.0 and 5 iPads.

Peter Nilsen-Goodin – Hogan Cedars Elementary — $2167 for 40 ukuleles and supporting material to teach every student how to play the ukulele

The 1st grade team of Dawn Kemp, Sheri Taylor and Jill Neighorn – Kelly Creek $1047 — for 3 classroom subscriptions for Nearpod

Erin McGill – East Gresham Elementary — $700 for iPad cases with keyboards and 10 Port USB Charge and Sync Station

Kerry Muntz – Structured Skills Center — $970 for classroom rock and mineral identification kits and supplemental earth science material

Robert Winters – Gresham High School — $1500 for an Orbital Shaker/Incubator for IB Biology students

Brad Gerards – Springwater Trail High School — $2472 for 6 LEGO MindStorms EV3 robotic sets

Marjorie Hundtoft – Gordon Russell Middle School — $1150 for 2 digital projection microscopes for both 7th grade science classrooms.

Erin Shepherd – North Gresham Grade School — $1094 for computer coding practice using programmable robots.

Elizabeth Rossmiller – Elementary Technology coach — $2292 for a mobile Makerspace that will be used at 5 elementary schools.

Rhett Hyman – East Orient Elementary — $2250 for Chromebooks which will create a 1:1 classroom.

Jordan Burda – Clear Creek Middle School — $1252 for books featuring diversity.