2005-06 Grants

Adult Basic Education/GED Field Trips

Three field trips to support the educational program for ABE/GED students - many have never attended the cultural and/or scientific offerings of the community.

AMATYC Student Math League Exam - Third year funding

Administering the Student Mathematics League exam twice and providing prizes and refreshments for students.

AmeriCorps Program Support

Providing summer administrative support, training, and refreshments in support of AmeriCorps programs.

Convergence Writers Series/Interviews with CWS Writers

This project allows several writers to visit classes on campus and give readings of their work.

Democracy in Action - Field trip to Washington State Capital

High School Completion students will tour the state Capitol, Supreme Court and lunch with state legislators.

EDCAP and High School Completion Recognition Ceremony - Third year funding

Ceremony prior to the formal college graduation to honor graduates and their families.

High School Field Trips

Invite local high school students to visit the Culinary Arts program, tour the campus and enjoy a delicious lunch.

Integrating Arts and Science

Provides stipends for non-science teachers to attend the training that is part of the Sprite Grant (college faculty only).

Lab Instruction for Flight to Future

Hiring a lab teacher to work with children while parent instructors work with family participants - an expansion of Parent Education Program to underserved families and under-represented communities. A Boeing grant supplements the lab instruction for the parent education component.

Learning Support Center - Third year funding

Providing students with supplementary academic assistance across the curriculum, as well as helping with personal statements needed to transfer.

Library Collection Assessment

Subscribe to OCLC's World Catalog Collection Analysis, enabling the library to assess its collection's strengths and gaps, giving the library the tools it needs to acquire resources that best support students' needs and that support academic programs.

Memorial Garden - Third year funding

Grass-roots community driven project to create a small Memorial Garden on the campus.

Multicultural Leadership Development

Quarter-long series of multi-cultural leadership development training for student leaders. Funds an instructor stipend.

NAEYC Accreditation for CFF

Purchase self-study materials to begin accreditation process from the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

New Student Orientation

Start up project designed to create enticing and dynamic orientation sessions to increase student success and retention.

Six Burner Gas Stove with Full Oven

To replace gas ranges and ovens in the Culinary Arts Department.

Statewide Community College Women's Conference

Co-Sponsorship for the keynote speaker for a statewide conference for women to discuss leadership and feminist principles.

Success Series Workshop - Food Allocation

Purchase food to attract more students to the success series workshops.

Support for Outreach to Organizations

Create opportunities for Edmonds Community College to co-sponsor or support events and activities sponsored by historically marginalized communities.

Teaching and Learning Institutes/Workshop Support

Eight Teaching and Learning Institutes/Workshops during the year to improve course design, accomplish pedagogical objectives and practice Blackboard Learning Management System tools with faculty.

Trio Students Support Services Program

Increase retention and graduation rates for low income and first-generation students showing institutional and Foundation support of the federal grant by the same name. The funding will be used to purchase two computers for new positions and for marketing.

WSRU Basic Skills Lab Upgrade

Support the student learning process in the ABE/GED Program at MCC-WSRU Basic Skills Lab by upgrading PC hardware and software.

Year-End Appreciation Dinner for Vocational Advisory Committees

Industry members from the college's 19 vocational advisory committees are invited to celebrate their accomplishments. One committee will be awarded "Advisory Committee of the Year".