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Teacher enrichment grants awarded.

Fifteen teachers received grants this year from the MTNA FOUNDATION FUND. A total of $11,975 was awarded to recipients to help fund continuing education and professional development projects. This year's grants were awarded to Diana Desiree Stocksdale, Blue Springs, Missouri; Anna Rogozin, Canton, Massachusetts; Connie Cannon, Salt Lake City, Utah; Julie S. Braeckman, Bordentown, New Jersey; Kathleen Spaargaren, Tullahoma, Tennessee; Jennifer Bonato, Moses Lake, Washington; Harriet J. West, Moses Lake, Washington; Mary K. Loeffelbein, Ephrata, Washington; Kristi Law, Midland, Texas; Beverly Henkel, Lynchburg, Virginia; Deborah A. Rodgers, NCTM, West Chester, Pennsylvania; Anita Barton, Springfield, Oregon; Hana Janatova, NCTM, Salt Lake City, Utah; Lianne Zwenger, Hays, Kansas; Karen Magruder, Alta Loma, California.

Teacher Enrichment Grants may be used for private study, college-level course work or special projects in performance, pedagogy, music theory and composition The grant is not intended to be used to pursue course work toward a degree, for travel funds or for ongoing projects. However, a grant may be approved for one additional year at the discretion of the Teacher Enrichment Grant Evaluation Committee. The number of grants awarded in any year is determined by the number of qualified applicants and available funds.

Grant applications and guidelines for 2007 will be available September 1, 2006. Applications are due in the MTNA national headquarters office postmarked no later than January 10, 2007, and grant recipients will be announced at the 2007 MTNA National Conference in Toronto, Ontario, in March. Funds are distributed no later than May 1.
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Title Annotation:FOUNDATION FUND
Publication:American Music Teacher
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jun 1, 2006
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