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Nearly $16,000 in Great Idea Grants awarded to Local Educators by Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation


Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education FoundationClarksville, TN – For the past 9 years, the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation has offered Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) educators the opportunity to compete for funds that support innovation in their classrooms and special educational projects in a non-traditional way.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation offers CMCSS Educators Great Idea Grants.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation offers CMCSS Educators Great Idea Grants.

This year, 17 out of 57 applicants were awarded up to $1,000 each to implement their ideas, which will directly impact over 5,000 CMCSS students and even more indirectly.

Awards were based on a competitive rubric and its potential impact school-wide or in the classroom.

Grant recipients for 2018/2019: 

Elementary Schools 

Barkers Mill Elementary

Inflatable Planetarium Jennifer Caudle  
Mindfulness Matters Sensory Room Ashley Wendell  

Burt Elementary


Generation Genius

Kim Hollis  

Carmel Elementary


STEAM Voice Enhancement Q Ball

Stephanie Crum  

Cumberland Heights Elementary


Ukulele Enrichment

Elizabeth Gaskill  

Kenwood Elementary


Science Alive

Lisa White  

Norman Smith Elementary


Molby Max

Lisa Dominiak  
Math Intervention Curriculum Amanda Tarver  

Oakland Elementary

Swivl Robot Cindy Adams  

Ringgold Elementary


Wilson Fundations

Angelica Robinsion  

Sango Elementary


Lego We Do Kits

Martha Brockley  

Middle Schools

Richview Middle

Spectroscope Andrea Richard        
Portable Sensory Room Kyrie Pigg        


High Schools


Clarksville High School


Girls Who Code

Karen Sullivan  

Northeast High School


School Library Lego Wall

Victoria Gardner  

Northwest High


Small Group Book Study

Jessica Peppard  

VEX Robotics Kit

Mark Faria  

To learn more about Clarksville- Montgomery County Education Foundation programs, please visit:

About the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation

Founded in 1986, the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation is not-for-profit a consortium of community individuals, businesses, industry professionals and public school staff interested in the improvement of public education.  The Foundation serves an exclusive purpose to serve as a charitable institution to aid in the development and improvement of the quality of education in the public schools in Montgomery County, Tennessee.

With a focus on Student Achievement, Classroom Innovation, Improving Public Education and Community Partnerships, the CMC Education Foundation works to nurture the potential of students and teachers while improving the community’s support of school programs that contribute to student achievement.




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