Fund a Need 2017

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Support 2017 Fund a Need Today

The 2017 Fund a Need (FAN) continues to focus on directed support around the social, emotional, and tactile development of our children.

Thank you 2017 Fund a Need Donors

Thank you to District Parent Alison Van Dis of OAR Productions for this wonderful video.


  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) staff coaching, curriculum
  • SEL training and coaching through Musical Moment Program and Kimochis with Ms. Joni DeGabriele in grades K and 1st
  • Mindfulness teacher training and coaching
  • Mindfulness curriculum in grades 2-5 with Krista Haskell focusing on mind, body, breath control and easing test taking and school performance anxiety
  • Responsive Classroom teacher training and implementation
  • Counselor time in classrooms and on playground for implementation of SEL, conflict mediation, student and staff support
  • Coaching, training and support with Campus Support Staff to connect playground supervision with language and practices of SEL programs and lessons in the classrooms
  • Teacher support, student lessons and parent education on Digital Citizenship
  • Counseling office and classroom SEL resources
  • Professional Development and resources for teachers in building STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) into weekly curriculum and instruction


  • Kimochis curriculum, materials, and teacher training, grades TK-2
    Toolbox curriculum, materials and teacher training
  • Responsive Classroom and Mindfulness teacher training, counselor time for classroom lessons in Kimochis,
    conflict resolution and leadership
  • Professional teacher development and parent education on
    Digital Citizenship
  • Conflict resolution/training for campus support staff
  • Counseling Office and Classroom SEL resources
  • Tinker Day with materials and vendors to promote STEM concepts
  • A Tinker/Maker space with LittleBits kits, power tools,
    robotics, and a 3D printer
  • Professional development for teachers in building science,
    robotics and engineering into tinkering


  • Speaker assemblies focusing on kindness, inclusion, perseverance
    and diversity
  • Mindfulness training and consulting support for teachers
  • Material resources for Character Education lessons, for
    students to learn and practice life skills
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Programs (Being Adept and
    Maple Street)
  • Leadership workshops
  • Where Everyone Belongs (WEB), a middle school
    orientation program that pairs incoming 6th graders
    with 8th grade WEB Leaders to make them feel comfortable
    throughout the first year of middle school.
  • A second year of funding for the Maker Ed program offered
    as part of the 6th grade elective wheel which
    introduces students to the engineering and design process
    using a collaborative model by exploring group challenges and
    projects aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards’
    Engineering and Design Practices.
  • Professional teacher development.