Current and Past Grant Recipients

NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education announces more than $93,000 in grants

2016-17 Hipp Grant RecipientsPublic school educators throughout New Jersey will bring their creative ideas to life thanks to financial support from NJEA.  The NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education has awarded another 19 grants totaling $93,130 to public school educators.

Established in 1993, the NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education is dedicated to supporting projects that will enhance and improve the learning environment in our public schools. Since its creation, the Foundation has awarded nearly $2 million in support of 361 innovative educational projects that represent a bold, fresh approach by public school employees.

Contact information for the Project Coordinator is provided, if you would like specific information about a grant.

For information about the NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education, please contact NJEA Communications at (609) 599‑4561 or e-mail hippfoundation@njea.org.

2016-2017 Projects and Coordinators

 

Project T.E.A.(M)2: Together Everyone Achieves More in Math - A Family Math Night Series*

Maria Leccese
Midland School #1
300 Rochelle Ave.
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
(201) 843-3120

Rochelle Park Education Association
Bergen County

Following in the Footsteps of Heroes

Jennifer Patterson
Jessie F. George Elementary School
1 Palm St.
Twp. of Washington, NJ 07676
(201) 664-3033, ext. 5119

Westwood Education Association 
Bergen County

Bringing Kids to Nature by Bringing Nature to Kids

Anthony Klock
Kresson Elementary School
7 School Lane
Voorhees, NJ 08349
(856) 424-1816, ext. 2117

Voorhees Township Education Association
Camden County

Kitchen on a Cart: From Seed to Table

Mary Paolazzi
Nishuane School
32 Cedar Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4222

Montclair Education Association
Essex County

C5: A Middle School Character Education Program Challenges the Community to Create Character Moments

Karen DeFranco
Chestnut Ridge Middle School
642 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd.
Sewell, NJ 08080
(856-582-3535

Washington Township Education Association 
Gloucester County

Service Saturday

Leah Nittoso
Melvin H. Kreps Middle School
5 Kent Lane
East Windsor, NJ 08520
(609) 443-7767, ext. 8061

East Windsor Education Association 
Mercer County

POW!!! Students, neighbors, and local government Partner to Organize and Work together to beautify the school environment and improve its climate and culture

Rayna Culver
Luis Monoz Rivera Middle School
400 N. Montgomery St.
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 656-4841, ext. 5491

Trenton Education Association 
Mercer County

Future 10

Emily Zazanis
John P. Stevens High School
855 Grove Ave.
Edison, NJ 08820
(732) 452-2800

Edison Education Association 
Middlesex County

Student HOPE - Harnessing Opportunities through Project-based Engineering

Josh Langenberger
Howell Middle School South
1 Kuzminski Way
Howell, NJ 07731
(732) 836-1327, ext. 6851

Howell Township Education Association 
Monmouth County

STEM PALS

Marisa Castronova
Robert R. Lazar Middle School
123 Changebridge Rd.
Montville, NJ 07045
(973) 331-7100

Montville Township Education Association 
Morris County

Give the World A Helping Hand

Melissa (Missy) Krupp
Southern Regional High School
90 Cedar Bridge Ave.
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
(609) 597-9481, ext. 2220

Southern Regional Education Association 
Ocean County

Kids Community … Where Students Learn and Grow

Kristine Mendyk
Durban Avenue Elementary School
616 Durban Ave.
Hopatcong, NJ 07843
(973) 398-8805

Hopatcong Education Association 
Sussex County

Cub's Club

Lorie Jeskey
Montague School
475 Rt. 206
Montague, NJ 07827
(973) 293-7131, ext. 318

Montague Education Association 
Sussex County

Art is Math, Math is Art: Exploring Textile Patterning and Designs of Central America

Joanne Barrett
Woodland Elementary School
730 Central St.
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 731-4283

Plainfield Education Association 
Union County

Continuation Grants

Oyster Farming II - Restoring New Jersey's Oyster Reefs

Chuck Gehman
Middle Township High School
300 East Atlantic Ave.
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-1852

Middle Township Education Association
Cape May County

Grow, Eat, Learn II: A School Garden Project

Jaime Chavkin
Stevenson School
15 Knoll Rd.
Fairfield, NJ 07004
(973) 227-2120

Fairfield Education Association 
Essex County

Books LIVE! (II) Booktalks that demonstrate the 'excitement, wonder, heartbreak, hilarity, and insight of reading'

Elizabeth Campbell
Chestnut Ridge Middle School
642 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd.
Sewell, NJ 08080
(856-582-3535

Washington Township Education Association
Gloucester County 

Not the Turnpike, Not the Parkway, ART CONNECTS Jersey Kids and Cultures

Jeff Hull
Chestnut Ridge Middle School
642 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd.
Sewell, NJ 08080
(856-582-3535

Washington Township Education Association 
Gloucester County

The Outdoor Learnscape II

Deborah Pecora
Bartle Elementary School
435 Mansfield Street
Highland Park, NJ 08904
(732) 572-4100, ext. 2606

Highland Park Education Association 
Middlesex County 

*Leonard Koch Grant for Mathematics


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