Learning Environments


Lake Zurich High School Greenhouse
$20,000

Grant Recipients:  Maureen Anderson, Annamarie Bader, Jenna Cataldi,
Susan Coleman, Kathi Kernans, and Michael Sutton

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The Lake Zurich High School Greenhouse provides hands-on learning opportunities for students in the Transitions Program.


Sarah Adams Elementary Sensory Wall
$1,500

Grant Recipients:  Stacy Krebill

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  The Sarah Adams Activity Wall provides a fun way to learn and play!


Middle School South Library
$26
,000

Grant Recipients: Elizabeth “Betty” Buenning

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Transformed the library into a new flexible space for collaborative and independent learning for students, parents and faculty.


Lake Zurich High School World Cultures Classroom
$25,000

Grant Recipients: Steve Jeretina, Lauren Katzman, Michael Kaufman and Meghan Reynolds

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This Creative Spaces project allows teachers to more closely monitor each student’s progress, use technology more efficiently, and utilize classroom space to promote collaboration.  The furniture allows for seamless movement between different forms of instruction.   This project included: 60 Mobile chairs with desk, 2 Mobile Instructor Workstations, and  7 Mobile White Boards Easels.



Isaac Fox Elementary School Library Media Center
$15,000

Grant Recipients: Anne Kuehl, Billy Spicer and Jill Brooks

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The Isaac Fox Library Media Center project is designed to build a space that can accommodate the use of technology and print resources simultaneously. Grouping students together encourages group problem solving and requires students to share their skills, informational resources and thoughts as they work together to create and solve research-based tasks. Areas throughout the media center were modified to address the needs of 21st century learner. The project included the addition of the following items: 30 chairs with a shaped desk on casters, 1 Counter Height Table, 4 lift Student Stools, and 1 Couch for the reading and sharing area.