2016 Recipients2016 – Award Winners Katie McIntosh, Mike Dykstra and Kathy Larson

TEACHER AWARDS

Excellence in Teaching Award

The purpose of this annual award is to recognize and encourage superior professional effort, to improve instruction and to cultivate the continuance of educational excellence in the East Grand Rapids Public Schools. The award is a monetary gift of $1,000.

Nominations for the award may be received from students, parents, community members and employees of the East Grand Rapids Public Schools. Any teacher with 3 years of experience in the district may be nominated for the award. The deadline for nomination submission is May 5.

James and Georgia Nicholas Endowed Award for Math, Science and Technology 

The purpose of the annual James and Georgia Nicholas Endowed Award is to recognize excellence in the teaching of math, science or technology. The award is a monetary gift of $1,500.

Nominations for the award may be received from students, parents, community members and employees of the East Grand Rapids Public Schools. Any teacher in the district may be nominated for the award as long as they are a teacher of math, science, or technology. The deadline for nomination submission is May 5.

 

TEACHER SCHOLARSHIPS

William O. VandenBerg, M.D. Scholarship 

The annual William O. VandenBerg, M.D. Scholarship was established in 1996 by the VandenBerg family upon the death of Dr.VandenBerg. This scholarship honors the work and philosophy of Dr. VandenBerg by encouraging continued education and renewal for our educators. The scholarship is to be used for a class, seminar or workshop that will directly enhance the quality of teaching for the teacher’s current specific academic area and may be granted to one or more teachers for a total amount of $4,000.

Any full time teacher in the district may apply for the award. The deadline for submission of applications is May 5.

William O. VandenBerg, M.D. Scholarship Online Application Form

Click HERE to submit your application via Google Doc – First you must SAVE A COPY of this google doc to YOUR GOOGLE DRIVE, then you may begin filling out the application.  Once it is filled out, please SHARE the document with egrsf@egrps.org. Thank you!