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Education Grants Support Students’ Return to the Classroom

October 18, 2021
by Team SESLOC

SESLOC Education Grants provide funding to support innovation and expand supplies at local K-12 schools. Here’s how a few teachers recently used grants to support their students’ return to the classroom:

Paloma Creek High School teacher Scott Killen used a grant to fund supplies to launch a dynamic project-based learning program — the student-run Bulldog Construction Company.

Arroyo Grande High School Student Advocacy Services Coordinator Lisa Martinez used a grant to purchases workbooks and supplies for a peer empowerment program.

Cabrillo High School teacher Jennifer Peterson recently used an Education Grant to help her students take “Footloose” to the stage.

Bellevue Santa Fe Elementary School teacher Erica Luhn bought books with a variety of perspectives for a project in which students explore their own individual heritage and personal stories.

Family Partnership Chart School teacher Diana Cushing bought supplies for an outdoor math and science lab for her 2nd and 3rd graders.

Cappy Culver Elementary School teachers Anna Mumford funded a listening center to support her students’ reading fluency.

With our roots as a credit union for San Luis Obispo county educators, SESLOC has a strong commitment to education. Wherever learning occurs, we support creativity and innovation through our Education Grants program. In 2020, SESLOC reached a milestone, surpassing $100,000 in education grants awarded since launching the program in 2013.

Pre-K through 12th grade teachers and directors of enrichment programs at accredited schools within San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties are invited to apply for grants up to $500 to fund special projects and expand classroom resources.

SESLOC supports our community. Help us support local schools by sharing the grant application with Central Coast teachers or applying today.