Education Foundation supports instructional projects



The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc. has offered schools the opportunity to apply for up to $2,000 to support instructional projects each school year.  Projects must address an identified need(s) that is aligned with BCPS goals for academics, and key actions as stated in the BCPS Blueprint 2.0: Our Way Forward and the School Progress Plans. Recipients awarded project funds were based on the project’s anticipated contribution to essential knowledge and skills students must have to be successful in life and employment in the 21st Century.

Grant proposals must address at least one of the following instructional focused 21st Century themes:

  • Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy
  • Environmental Literacy
  • Arts and Culture
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Health Literacy
  • Civic Literacy
  • Global Awareness

The following are the names and the titles of the 2016-2017 recipients of the 21st Century Instructional Initiative Grants:

Battle Monument Elementary School Trout in the Classroom
Bedford Elementary School Bedford Elementary’ s Bee Gardening Club
Catonsville Center for Alternative Studies Masterpieces, the Molding of Minds
Chadwick Elementary School JA Biztown
Cromwell Valley Elementary Magnet School STEAM Stations…Creating a Library Makerspace
Dundalk High School Dundalk Cluster Art Project
Dundalk High School Project Lead the Way Stimulus
Dundalk Middle School NorthBay Adventure
Dundalk Middle School 3-D Printing for the Future
Edgemere Elementary School Explaining Our Past Using Today’s s Tools to Build a Captivating Future
Elmwood Elementary School The Eagle’s Nest TV Studio 2.0
Fort Garrison Elementary School Solar Powered Kinetic Sculptures
Franklin High School Connecting Community through Music
General John Stricker Middle School NorthBay Adventure 2017
Halstead Academy Sparking Creative Writing through Art Integration
Hawthorne Elementary School First LEGO League
Hebbville Elementary School Breaking Boundaries
Holabird Middle School National Aquarium’s Aqua Partners Program
Johnnycake Elementary School Makers Lab
Kenwood High School Kenwood Environmental Nestwork’s (K.E.N.)
Kenwood High School Let Us Grow Salad Box
Lansdowne Elementary School Lego Simple Machines
Lansdowne High School Hillcrest Park Initiative
Loch Raven Technical Academy NorthBay Adventure
Loch Raven Technical Academy Reaching Students Through Restorative Practices
Martin Boulevard Elementary School Math Matters
Mays Chapel Elementary School Little Coders Club
Office of Organizational Development Transforming High School Learning Environments
Office of Science BCPS EchoBLITZ Competition 2017
Office of Visual Arts BCPS Film Expo 2017
Oliver Beach Elementary School Makers Space
Overlea High School Rachel’s Challenge
Overlea High School School Mural Project: Campus Beautification
Padonia International Elementary School Mighty Girls and Good Guys Reading Club
Pikesville Middle School A Sound Investment
Randallstown Elementary School Butterfly Garden
Randallstown Elementary School Imagination Station
Randallstown High School Phase 1: A Collaborative Tile Project
Randallstown High School Phase 2: Narrative Tile Project
Rodgers Forge Elementary School Makers Space Book Club
Shady Spring Elementary School Guys With Ties & Girls With Pearls
Sollers Point Technical High School The Salad Box Project
Southwest Academy Get Global
Southwest Academy Young Men of Honor Leadership Program
Sussex Elementary School Sussex Singers
Timonium Elementary School Makers Spaces in the Library Media Center
Victory Villa Elementary School Extended Day STEM Program
Warren Elementary School Callabortory Makes Space
Winand Elementary School Winand ES 2017 Family STEAM Night
Winfield Elementary School Winfield Family Empowerment Book Group
Woodbridge Elementary School STEM Career Night
Woodlawn High School Woodlawn High School Cluster Art Show

Upon completion of the grant implementation, each school/office will complete a detailed grant summary and participate in a gallery walk and celebration of accomplishment. Congratulations!


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