Collinsville Education Association will support Family Reading night, an annual event to promote the joy and love of reading.
Collinsville Education Association will sponsor a community tournament event by purchasing games so high school students and community members might interact in a social setting with law enforcement.
Edwards County Teacher’s Association will help fund an initiative by the Edwards County FFA in conjunction with the Edward County Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom and Edwards County Parks. Kindness Benches will be made from recycled bottled caps collected by students in honor of Earth Day.
Greenville Educational Support Personnel Association will partner with the Central Illinois Food Bank Mobile Pantry to serve its community.
Lansing Education Association will host an event for parents, community, students and teachers that will bring them together for an evening of various events that include working together and having fun, all while learning how to be a part of a group, communicate and interact with each other.
Mt. Olive Eduation Association will partner with TWIGS non profit food program to supply weekend food bags for the their highest need students.
New Athens Teacher’s Association will parnter with Church Emergency Services of New Athens to provide families that are in need with groceries for their Christmas meals.
Rockford Education Association will support students in conjunction with the Audubon Society as they explore ways in which art can tell the story of climate change to help educate the public.
Urbana Education Association is partnering with the high school Habitat for Humanity Club.
Woodland Education Association will fund “A Grand DISCOVERY” event at the Woodland CUSD 5 library to introduce, educate and share with students, staff and community the new circulation avenues (RAILS) and how it works, new offerings , and reading events/programs in the library.
Abingdon Avon Teacher Association will fund Camp PARK, a completely free summer program offered to all children in the Abingdon and Avon communities.
AlWood Education Association will host a Wellness Night and provide the community with information on coping with their social and emotional needs and offer stations like yoga, making a stress kit, aromatherapy playdough, coloring, mediation, test out a weighted blanket, healthy cooking, massage/chiropractor visit, and face masks.
Arbor Park Education Association will support Homework Club, a program focused on homework completion and helping students in their study skills.
Congerville Eureka Goodfield EA will introduce Shakespeare and poetry for children in a fun, interactive way during a “Poet’s Tea” full of art, theatre, music, costumes, and refreshments. High school theatre students will lead kids through multi-sensory activities and provide Shakespeare for Kids books and art supplies for each elementary school library.
Indian Prairie Education Association will provide funding to make “Sit-Upons” to donate to two of their lower-income feeder schools in an effort to promote reading.
Liberty Unit Teacher Association will support the Kidz Pack Program to provide packs of food for students over the weekend and over school breaks.
Mascoutah Education Association will help support the Common Grounds Coffee Shop, providing on-site work experience for students with diverse abilities to help develop vocational, social, and functional acedemic skills.
Maywood Education Association will help support students as they work with local artist, Epifanio Monarrez, and the school’s art club to create an interactive mural.
Mendota Elementary Education Association will help expand the school-spirit clothing closet.
Oblong Education Association will support “So, You Want to be an Adult,” an opportunity for the school’s special education population to interact with community businesses understand the challenges of being an adult.
Ottawa Elementary Education Support Personal Association will host a McKinley Fall Dance for all McKinley families and staff to attend, a meaningful and rewarding night for families to spend together at no cost to them.
Rantoul City School District Eduation Association will host a Family Game Night to provide the opportunity for families to learn how to play board games. Critical thinking, family bonding, language development, and social/emotional skills will be enhanced through this engaging learning experience.
Rich Township Education Association will support “Read & Feed, ”a program that provides less fortunate students with free books to start their own home library, in addition to care packages.
Unit Five Education Association will host a “Girls Night In” for grades 6th-8th, a free event for female students to build relationships, practice self-care and feel empowered in the world.
Deer Creek – Mackinaw Education Association will fund an outdoor beautification project at Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School.
Oak Park Teachers Association will support the students at Brooks Middle School as they transform an unused and overgrown part of the school ground into an International Bird Hotel, including signage to teach community members passing by about the efforts and about the species of plants and animals present.
CCSD21 Education Association will support a Family Makerspace Night, a hands-on event with multiple stations and events manned by volunteers who host experiments, crafts, explorations and demonstrations in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art and math.