Funding to Improve Student Learning

Joe Booth | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation awards Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop in-class and extra-curricular programs that improve student learning, paying close attention to the at-risk and underserved communities.  The grants are awarded in amounts up to $10,000 per year, for a maximum of three years. Applications are accepted January 15th through April 15th (limited […] Read More


The Angela Award – Deadline: December 15, 2016

admin | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Scholarship Opportunity For Female Middle School Students Scholarship opportunities are few and far between for middle school students, but when we come across one we’re happy to pass information along. The Angela Award – Deadline: December 15, 2016 This award honors one female student in grades 5-8 who is exceptionally involved in and has a […] Read More

Originally posted on We encourage you to share these tips with your colleagues and students. Improve Your Memory and Concentration: Sit in Silence or Strike a Pose In today’s world people are inundated with different activities that promote multi-tasking. When our brain is forced to complete multiple demanding tasks simultaneously, the results may not […] Read More


Middle School – College Preparation Checklist

admin | Friday, December 2, 2016

Preparing for college can be overwhelming. There is a lot think about and even more to learn about. Researching colleges, learning about financial aid, creating a high school academic plan, and taking entrance exams are just the tip of the iceberg. Since there is so much to learn it makes sense that students begin the […] Read More