The Butterfly Project

We love to see our grants in action! A year ago, NEF funded “The Butterfly Project” proposed by Claudia Price, Natick Pre-School teacher extraordinaire. Pre-school students at both NHS and Lilja sites, under Claudia’s guidance, have learned terrific social-emotional skills and science lessons–all by creating and maintaining the habitat for Monarch butterflies. A Boston Globe journalist was fascinated by the project. Click HERE to read the whole story!

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Teacher on Special Assignment :
Jed Stefanowicz

In Spring 2017, Natick Education Foundation voted to approve a one-time, special compensation grant to help support a one-year “Teacher on Special Assignment” [TOSA] role within the Natick elementary schools. A TOSA is a teacher leader hired from within a school system, whose task it is to offer instructional coaching to their district. NEF is thrilled that Brown Elementary third grade teacher, Jed Stefanowicz, was appointed to the position of TOSA, acting as a “Technology Integration Coach” for his peers across all five schools. NEF had the chance to catch up with Jed at the all-staff, fall kick-off meeting on […]

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