The Parents' Association is pleased to announce that 12 GDS faculty and staff members will benefit from the Teacher Enrichment Endowment Fund (TEEF) this summer. The goal of TEEF is to provide funding for teachers to participate in unique, enriching learning experiences.
This year the PA awarded more than $17,000 to 12 recipients. Employees will participate in these professional development programs over the summer and bring back what they have learned to benefit Greensboro Day School students.
Congratulations to the following TEEF recipients!
Cheryl Love will attend the Digital Learning Conference at the Mathematics Education Leadership Training Summer Institute at Appalachian State University.
Ninoshka Boylston will attend the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Educator Forum in Hong Kong.
Karen Lawyer will attend the USA Track and Field (USATF) Coaching Education Program at the University of North Carolina – Greensboro.
Stephanie Sutter-Shoaf will participate in Orton-Gillingham Training. Orton-Gillingham is a multi-sensory approach to teaching and reading for students of all ages.
Kristen Tuma will attend the Female Athlete Conference at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. She will also travel to the University of Ireland Cork with a colleague from UNCG to learn more about female athletes in United States compared to Ireland and some of their training strategies for field hockey.
Gwen Lowe and Christine Brennan will attend the Teacher’s Guide to Learning the Brain Institute at the Learning and the Brain Conference at Boston College.
Estelle Bowden will attend the International Forum on Language Teaching in St. Petersburg, FL.
Bridgette Gwinnett will take an online course to receive the Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) certification. QPR is a suicide prevention training.
Beth Just and Carol Williams will attend the National Council of Teachers of Math Regional Math Conference in Boston, MA.
Brittany Lutzweiler will participate in training to receive her certification in Play Therapy and will become Greensboro Day School’s first registered play therapist.
TEEF applications are submitted every year to a committee consisting of the Parents' Association (PA) President, the President – Elect, the Board Treasurer, the Fundraising Treasurer, the Secretary, Past Fund-raising Chair(s) if any, the Assistant Head of School and one or more recipients of grants from the preceding year.