By awarding grants to Dexter Community Schools’ staff, the Educational Foundation of Dexter provides the opportunity for our talented educators to offer programs and opportunities to our students that would not otherwise be funded by the district. The efforts of DCS staff, together with the EFD, provide invaluable experiences for our children.

Did you know…?​

  • Since 1985, about $985,000 in grants have been awarded.

  • Grants funded by the EFD have benefitted students in EVERY Dexter school. 

Teacher-Authored Grants
 

Did you know...?  EFD funded these impactful programs & more:

  • Chime Set for Music Program - Rychener, Snider - Alt. Ed. High School​

  • DIA Field Trip for Spanish III - Maria Vazquez-Brieva - Dexter High School

  • Balloon Debate Books - D'Ann Dunn - Dexter High School

  • Halls of Heroes - Jaime Dudash - Mill Creek/Dexter High School

  • Graphing Calculators - Math Dept. - Mill Creek

  • Robotics FLEX Kits - Sarah Breitner - Creekside

  • Charles H. Wright Museum Field Trip for 5th Grade - Kelly Parachek - Creekside

  • DIA Field Trip for 6th Grade - Christie Newsome - Creekside

  • Social Emotional Learning Books - Natalie Hanlon - Wylie

  • Classroom set of Ukuleles, Brass Drum & Cymbals - Anthony Koch - Wylie

  • Zuma Rocker Chairs - Melinda Hieber - Anchor

  • K-12 Artwalk Banners - DCS art teachers - all DCS

  • Virtual Reality Headsets - Nickerson, Dudash - all DCS 

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