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Mountain View Whisman School District

Agenda Item for Board Meeting of 5/2/2019

Agenda Category:  CONSENT AGENDA

Agenda Item Title:  Intrepid Philanthropy Foundation LIGHT Award Program

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Person Responsible:  Ron Wheelehan, Interim Chief Business Officer


Grantor hereby awards a LIGHT Awards grant in the amount of $30,000 (the “Grant”) to Grantee for the teacher professional development project titled “Graham Middle School STEAM Digital Heroes” led by Agnes Kaiser.

The goal is to use our KCI PD to develop and pilot pathways for PBL-based, technology-enhanced electives and create curriculum for all students in media technology, broadcasting, engineering, leadership, and art over the course of two years.

This Grant is for the period of April 1, 2019 – June 1, 2021, and shall be paid in April 2019 ($20,000) and April 2020 ($10,000).


Grantee shall use the Grant funds only for the purposes of the Project. Grantee shall repay to Grantor any portion of the Grant funds which is not spent or committed for these purposes. 

Fiscal Implication:
There are no matching funds required and the grant pays for substitutes during the professional development days.

Recommended Action: 
That the Board of Trustees accept the  LIGHT Awards grant in the amount of $30,000.

DescriptionTypeUpload Date
Intrepid Grant AgreementBackup Material4/23/2019