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Overview of the Teacher Grant Process

Since its inception, the Owasso Education Foundation has impacted thousands of students by funding various innovative educational programs throughout the Owasso Public School District. This grant program helps to support and challenge students in exciting and innovative

When a teacher applies for an OEF grant, it includes a list of the items for the classroom along with a budget.  After the OEF processes the grants and chooses grant winners, the teachers order the materials for use by their students.

What is “Grants in Action”?

Each month, during our OEF Board Meeting, the OPS Teacher representatives assigned to the board present information focused on one teacher and how they use the grant money received.   OEF would like to share this exciting information with you, so you can now see how the monies you have donated over the years is being used. 

September 2021

September 2021

Michelle Farabough received an OEF grant for book carts. These carts enable her to check out books from the library and roll them to the classrooms. These “Books on Wheels” give teachers the opportunity to have temporary collections in their room based on the curriculum and lessons being taught.

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August 2021

August 2021

Julie Musser received an OEF grant titled “Take it to the Mat” in April, 2021, for 5 Wonder Sketch Kits and 5 Wonder Sketch Kit Mats.

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March 2021

March 2021

Hilary Morsey is a 3rd grade teacher at Stone Canyon elementary. A few years ago, she received a flexible seating grant from OEF.

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February 2021

February 2021

Natalie Bird is the 8th grade STEM teacher. Fall 2019, OEF awarded her class a grant to purchase 6 laptops for students to use when programming.

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