Minigrants are cash awards funded to educators for innovative and creative classroom and professional development projects. Applications are due in September, and winners are announced via the “WEP Surprise Patrol”. For more information, click on the grant application below.
If it involves technology, it must be reviewed with a WCPS technician/technology facilitator to ensure that the purchase will be compatible with and is supported by district and individual school technologies.
Big Heart Big Possibilities is a program designed to help provide communication between schools, and between the schools and the community, about needs.
Needs are identified by the schools and shared on the Facebook Page. WEP works with donors to transport items.
Partnership Managers are representatives from each school. They post to the page and are the point of contact for needs.
Do you want to donate?
Gently used or new items are welcome. Teachers are so resourceful and they can re-purpose almost anything. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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WEP partners with WCS to provide several annual celebrations for our awesome teachers.
WEP helps coordinate and host the annual TOY/POY celebration and we provide cash gifts for the winners. Board Members also are included in the selection process.
This is a special time where we honor our Teachers of the Year with goodies and a fun bonding experience.
Board members send encouraging messages throughout the year to our new teachers. We also host a mid-year party.
Hard work and lots of dedication is celebrated at the BT Graduation Celebration. Teachers who have completed their first three years enjoy a fun packed event with WEP board members.