The Bright Ideas Education Grant Program supports innovative and effective classroom education curriculum that cannot be covered by traditional school financing. Individual teachers can apply for grants up to $1,000 while teams of teachers are eligible for grants up to $1,500.
Teachers in public and private schools, K-12 in Berkeley Electric Cooperative’s service area are eligible to participate. Grants are awarded for projects in any discipline and are intended to help teachers within Berkeley Electric Cooperative’s service area produce a better-educated workforce. The grants are designed to help teachers introduce innovative teaching methods.
Grants are awarded annually in a competitive evaluation process. Applications are accepted May – June annually.
Congratulations to our 2020 Grant Winners
Sara Hastings - Angel Oak Elementary School
Cassandra Cowdrey - Berkeley Intermediate School
Kristie Williams - Dubose Middle School
Tom Beck - EB Ellington Elementary
Barbra Lucas - Miracle Academy Preparatory
Michelle Norwood - Sangaree Middle School
Erin Buie - Sedgefield Middle School
Deborah Bobo - St. John's High School
Jennifer Beaver - Westview Elementary
Bright Ideas Program