Each year since school year 2008-2009, the Arc of Greater Plymouth, in partnership with the United Way of Greater Plymouth, has awarded six Inspired Teacher grants of $500 to teachers who promote inclusion in their classrooms in creative ways. This year, eight grants were awarded.
Rachel Bates, school psychologist, Federal Furnace Elementary School, Plymouth, for purchase of materials for the Zones of Regulation curriculum to be used in regular education classroom centers, grades K-5.
Susan Carey, grade 4 English Language Arts, and Jennifer Mulvaney, technology integration specialist, Manomet Elementary School, for two grants to purchase a subscription to the Storia eBook Program for students in grades K-5.
Pamela Borgeson, engineering teacher, Hanover High School, for purchase of EV3 Lego Robotics for inclusive first-year engineering students.