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The grants listed below demonstrate our Foundation's mission to improving the quality of education for students in Alabama, Georgia and Florida:

Girls Engaged in Mathematics & Science
Entity: University of Alabama at Birmingham        
Description:  By initially targeting girls in Alabama, the project added approximately 250 lesson plans (that are aligned to the Alabama Course of Study) in the areas of Math & Science to Alabama's award-winning education web portal, ALEX  (the Alabama Learning Exchange).

Rotary Dictionary Program
Entity: Dothan Rotary Club             
Description:  Project provides dictionaries to every third-grader in public schools throughout the southern half of Alabama (31 counties).

Science Adventures Educational Project
Entity: McWane Science Center                   
Description:  Program was designed to provide science educational resources through instruction both in the classroom and at the McWane Science Center for students in Alabama's Black Belt Counties.

Greater Birmingham Mathematics Partnership
Entity: Birmingham- Southern College                        
Description:  This summer workshop provides approximately 120 K-5 public school teachers throughout Birmingham with the opportunity to learn and more deeply understand mathematics concepts in order to improve their teaching abilities. 

Superintendets' Key Leaders Network
Entity: A+ Education Foundation               
Description:  The goal of this Network is to engage approximately 25 forward-thinking superintendents throughout Alabama in an ongoing forum about strategies to improve teaching and learning in their schools.  The dialogue is administered through the Alabama Best Practices Center

The Malone Master Teacher Economics Training and Certification Program
Entity: Alabama Council on Economics                
The project provides a solution to the issue of a lack of Alabama teachers qualified to teach economics, finance and entrepreneurship effectively to Alabama students.   10 new Master Teachers in Economics and Finance were trained. They returned to their schools and trained over 150 colleagues. 

Success by 6 Pre-K Math Program

Entity: United Way of Central Alabama                             
Description:  The goal of Success by 6 is to ensure that all children enter first grade ready to learn and thrive. This program is based on the "Pre-Kindergarten Everyday Mathematics", a research-based, Pre-K Math curriculum. Teachers receive intensive training and follow-up (through classroom observations, for example) for the curriculum.

Improving Grades 6-12 Mathematics Education in East Alabama Using Technology
Entity: Auburn University                      
Description:  Project will provide technological tools and training to teachers in 15 school districts in East Alabama to improve mathematics instruction.  The project is part of an overall initiative in East Alabama for Mathematics instruction known as TEAM-Math .

New Teacher Mentoring Program
Entity: Jefferson County Public Education Fdn.       
Description:  Program seeks to reduce new teacher turnover by establishing a Mentoring Program for new teachers in all 12 school systems and their 202 public schools located within Jefferson County in Birmingham, Alabama.