Apply for a Grant

Through the Omaha Public Schools Foundation

Did you know that the Omaha Schools Foundation provides funds for classroom grants every school year? Do you have an idea about how to make your classroom more innovative? Below is a list of pre-approved opportunities that you could consider for your classroom. Do you have other classroom needs not visible below? The sky is the limit (with a few detailed exceptions.) Omaha Public Schools is lucky to have the support of the Omaha Schools Foundation. To take advantage of this awesome opportunity, visit the Omaha Schools Foundation website.

Skype in the Classroom Video Cameras

Explore the world through virtual field trips or collaborate in real-time with students abroad using this Logitec BCC950 Conference Cam.
All field trips through Skype in the Classroom are offered for free. There are also great opportunities on that sometimes cost. The grant could include funding for a variety of guest speakers and virtual field trips.

Breakout EDU Starter Kits

Breakout EDU provides classrooms great opportunities to think critically and problem solve. Check out what starter kits provide here.

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Create a roller-coaster? Survive an earthquake? Build a hydraulics machine? Get your students engaged in real-world problem-solving skills and address multiple content standards with various STEM and STEAM kits for all ages. Check out some ideas below:

Technology Training Team

Debra Bordenkecher:

Technology Trainer, Classified/Certified Staff/TAC

Rebecca Chambers:

Instructional Technology Trainer, Mobile Learning Unit Lead Teacher

Melissa Cleaver:
Instructional Technology Trainer, Project Coordinator
Eileen Heller:
Instructional Technology Trainer, Elementary Lead Teacher
Keegan Korf:
Common Sense Media, Digital Citizenship Lead Teacher
Kelly Means:
Instructional Technology Trainer, Project Coordinator
Amy Vester:
Instructional Technology Trainer, Secondary Lead Teacher
McKenzie White:
Instructional Technology Trainer, Library Lead Teacher
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