CONGRATULATIONS!  January 2017 Grant Award Winners Announced

$750 Courtney Hubred, LSW, Randolph Schools:  Randolph's Sensory Room; Supplies to develop multi-sensory room for students K-12

$500 Kris Heine, LSW, Lancaster Schools:  Increase suicide awareness through community speaker presentation and follow up following deaths of two students.

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Opportunity for MSSW Members - 

Two Opportunities:  Deadline January 1st and June 1st 

Twice each year, MSSWA Mini-Grants will provide two awards, a $500 prize and a $750 prize, to support projects conducted by any Regular MSSWA member** in the schools where they work.  

Good luck and be sure to get your applications in by the deadline!

Mini grant application

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June 2016 mini grant winners:

$750 Megan Lagasse, MSW, LICSW, Anoka Hennepin Schools:  Sorterberg's Sharing Shelf.  Helping children in early childhood with developmental disorders have access to diapers, wipes, special equipment, and special dietary needs.

$500 Sheri Pederson, LICSW, Willmar Schools:  9th Grade Academy Summer Academy t-shirts for students at higher academic risk, creating a bridge from middle school to high school.


January 2016 mini grant winners:

$750  Callie DeVriendt, MSW, LICSW, School Social Work, Lincoln Park Middle School, Duluth

to fund a project with outcomes aimed at reducing their suspension rate, preventing students from receiving major referrals and increasing prosocial behaviors.

$500 Jamie-Sue Peterson, MSW, LGSW, School Social Worker, Parkside Elementary, Buffalo

for the creation of sensory stations for six classrooms, teaching self regulation skills.

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**the grants are not available to Affiliate or Student Members.  They are intended for licensed school social workers employed in a school setting.






President
Nancy VanHorne

President-Elect
Liz Kruger-Hommerding

Secretary
Christy McCoy

Treasurer
Susanne Schroeder

Professional Development Chair
Dan Porter

If you are having difficulty with your on-line membership or conference registration, please contact Susanne Schroeder - schfam@charter.net

 
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