Congratulations to the Hudsonville Education Foundation 

2022 Teacher Grant Recipients!

$15,000 x 12 Grants across 6 Buildings and 1 District Wide + 32 Teachers = Positively Impacting Thousands of HPS Students!

Bauer Elementary

  • Raz Kids Reading App – Ms. Lindsay Morris, Ms. Natalie Klapko, Ms. Jessica Kopka

Georgetown Elementary

  • Schoolwide Shared Decodable Book Library – Ms. Jennifer Stutz, Ms. Jennifer Baker, Ms. Kierstin Mowinski, Ms. Julie Reifschneider
  • Soft Start Morning Tubs – Ms. Allix Hutchison

Jamestown Lower Elementary

  • Literacy Tool Kit for Phonemic Awareness – Ms. Lindsay Horlings, Ms. Heather Keil, Ms. Karli Sanders, Ms. Heidi Boeve

Park Elementary

  • Balanced Classroom Literacy Library – Ms. Jodi Durham

Riley Street Middle School

  • Earbuds for Readers – Ms. Lauri Achterhof

High School

  • Digital Choir Piano – Ms. Deb Andre
  • Adaptive Percussion Ensemble for Special Education – Mr. Craig VanderWall
  • TI83 Graphing Calculators – Ms. Andrea Twigg
  • PSAT/SAT Scientific Calculators – Mr. Joe Szymanski
  • Laser Engraver/Cutter – Ms. Kris Payton

District-Wide – English Learner Language

  • Imagine Learning Literacy Tool – Ms. Aimee Dittmer

2020/2021 Teacher Grant Recipients!

HEF grant awards totaling $19,187 were directly invested into HPS classrooms in 2020 and 2021, thanks to financial donations from generous supporters like you!

Early Childhood Center 

Ms. Kelsey Becksfort – Beginner Books

Ms. Jessica Sterling – Puppet Theater

Ms. Joan VanFossen & Ms. Shauna Karel – Inclusive Communication Environment for Early Learners

Alward Elementary 

Ms. Stacy Burmeister – Fairy Tale Problem Solving

Ms. Heather LaLonde – Feeding our Love of Reading Book Vending Machine

Ms. Nicole Terpstra – Classroom Library

Bauer Elementary 

Ms. Tammy Tans – Sensory Paths

Georgetown Elementary 

Ms. Nicole Ball – Classroom Book-A-Day

Ms. Victoria Coole – Flexible Seating

Ms. Allix Hutchison – Headphones for Readers

Jamestown Lower Elementary 

Ms. Aubrey Anderson – Decodable Books Phonemic Practice

Ms. Amber Lundvick – Happy Numbers Math Intervention

Park Elementary 

Ms. Jodi Durham – Morning Soft Start Bins

Ms. Angela Faraci – Nearpod Tech Extension

South Elementary 

Ms. Rebecca Conner – Decodable Books Reading Intervention

High School 

Mr. Chris Bolhuis – Astronomy Telescope

Mr. Jesse VanderBand – Potter’s Wheels

Mr. Tom VanNortwick – Telecommunications Audio & Visual Quality Improvements

Special Education 

Ms. Sandy Roelofs – Adapted Seating

Congratulations to these outstanding educators! 

Grant Snapshots

2019 Grants