ExCEL (Extra Curricular Enrichment Learning) Grants benefit the entire school or grade level and support classroom curriculum. ExCEL funds have been used for author visits, art murals, science presentations, and more! Each grade level team, as well as each special, has an allocated amount available for the year. There is also a school wide allotment for programs, like author visits, from which the entire school benefits.
The PTA is proud to offer a a variety of grants to promote enrichment opportunities for Sierra students, support staff development and help fund special items/programs needed for the classroom.
Teacher Grants can go toward any item(s) a teacher needs to run his or her classroom. Must be approved by the General Membership.
Teacher Supply Grants are intended to compensate teachers for supplies purchased for their classrooms out of their personal funds.
Above and Beyond Grants are intended to fund teacher professional development.