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 $950,000 in grants have been awarded.

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

Teacher-Authored Grants
 

 EFD 2021 Spring Grants funded totaling $15,547.40 

  • 3-D Printers - Jason Elmy - Mill Creek 

  • Stools for Outdoor Education/Fertilized Duck Eggs - Denise Dutcher - Creekside

  • BookPals for 2nd Grade - Mr. McCalla/Mr. Bruder - Anchor/Beacon

  • Dramatic Play Material to Encourage Learning within the Sciences - Linda Hack -  Anchor

  • Fact Fluency Games - Maggie Scheurer - Beacon

  • Preschool Garden - Chelsea Molloy/Bailey Lehman - Jenkins 

  • Adapted Music for Students with Special Needs - Kristin Bartenslager - Pre-K

 

EFD 2020 Fall Grants funded totaling $6,581.41

  • Model United Nations Conference -  Angela Chea - Dexter High School

  • Scholastic Arts Magazine, subscription for 1 year - Jane Montero - Creekside

  • Dewar for Liquid Nitrogen/3-D Science Models - Denise Dutcher - Creekside

  • Rainbow Lending Library - Anouk Weiss/Susan Karsch - Wylie

  • Social Justice Books - Amanda Carlock/Jessica Wolma - Beacon

  • Playground Sandbox - Chelsea Molloy - Jenkins

  • Adapted Music for Students with Special Needs - Kristin Bartenslager - Pre-K

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

 

  • Iron Dread Conjugate Equipment - Chris Whittaker - Dexter Hight School

  • Adv. Bio Field Trip to Detroit Zoo - Lesley Tracy - Dexter 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

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

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

  • Virtual Reality Headsets - Nickerson, Dudash - all DCS 

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