2020-2021, fifteen TEAM and individual Teacher Grants were awarded to 12 Bradley County and Cleveland City schools supporting innovative classroom projects not funded by the schools’ yearly budgets. Forty-eight creative and committed teachers were recipients of $55,000 in needed support through funding from the generosity of donors to BCPEF. These projects deliver measurable academic success…

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Summer 2020, Charis Regan, BCHS Science Teacher, spearheaded a group of Bradley Central High School and Walker Valley High School teachers to design project-based experiences for their students to research, problem-solve, and create usable products for the local Bradley County and Cleveland, Tennessee community. This collaboration involved cross-curricular planning in Biology, Integrated Math, CTE Health…

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In 2019, The Fitzgerald Innovation Award (FIA), funded by the Fitzgerald Family Foundation, was created by Dr. Rodney and Margo Fitzgerald to empower and inspire teachers and administrators to pursue and implement significant positive change through strategic innovative instruction. The Fitzgeralds have been committed to excellence in local public education from the very formation of…

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