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Education Grants Support Students’ Return to the Classroom

SESLOC Education Grants provide funding to support innovation and expand supplies at local K-12 schools. Here’s how a few teachers recently used grants to support their students’ return to the classroom: Paloma Creek High School teacher Scott Killen used a grant to fund supplies to launch a dynamic project-based learning program — the student-run Bulldog… Read more »

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Education Grants Continue to Support Learning Through the Pandemic

The pandemic forced schools to shift learning from in-person, to remote, to back again — or in some cases, a combination of both. As local teachers adapted their lesson plans to face these unique challenges, SESLOC Education Grants provided funding to support innovation and expand supplies. Here’s how a few teachers recently used grants: Paso… Read more »

Education Grants Surpass 100k

Over $100,000 in Education Grants Awarded

In 2020, SESLOC reached a milestone, surpassing $100,000 in education grants awarded to local K-12 teachers. Each month since 2013, SESLOC has awarded education grants in amounts up to $500 for innovative and creative classroom projects and equipment that go beyond the usual classroom budgets. “This year COVID has put additional stress on teachers’ resources as… Read more »

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Innovative Teachers Find Ways to Enhance Remote Learning

Wherever learning occurs, SESLOC Education grants are available to support classroom innovation. Here’s how four teachers used grants to support their remote learning curriculum: Family Partnership Charter School teacher Diana Cushing bought art supply kits so students can practice at home. Paso Robles High School teacher Evan Johnson used a grant to fund GoPro equipment… Read more »

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Education Grants Support Classroom Innovation

Innovation is a critical skill that allows us to build a bridge between dreams and reality. Here’s how three teachers used SESLOC Education Grants to support innovation: Monarch Grove Elementary School fifth-graders are launching a students-led company, thanks to teacher Sara Reiserer, who purchased a 3-D printer with the help of a SESLOC Education Grant. Over… Read more »

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Local Teachers Use Grants to Spark Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is an essential skill for success, and educators are finding creative ways to introduce it into their classrooms. Here’s how three teachers used SESLOC Education Grants to spark critical thinking: Santa Lucia Middle School students created a succulent garden to beautify their environment. Teacher Suzaette Morrow at the Cambria based school developed the lesson,… Read more »

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Students Take Center Stage With Education Grants

Have you ever received a standing ovation for a play you wrote? Thanks to SESLOC Education Grants, local students experienced just that — and more. Here’s how three teachers used grants to make education something to celebrate: Bellevue-Santa Fe Charter School teacher Erica Luhn wanted to make a history lesson on the Great Depression something to remember. She… Read more »

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Elementary Schools Make Memories With Education Grants

Not every kid can say they went to the Superbowl or got their first book published while still in elementary school. But students in our community can, thanks to SESLOC Education Grants. Three local elementary schools recently used grants to do something extraordinary for their students: Orcutt Union School District brings over 300 fourth, fifth, and sixth… Read more »

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SESLOC Education Grants Support Student Reading

What do Bellevue-Santa Fe Charter School and Shandon High School have in common? They are both recent recipients of SESLOC Education Grants. With our roots as a credit union for San Luis Obispo county educators, SESLOC has a strong commitment to education. Our Education Grants program supports classroom learning, creativity, and innovation. Here’s how these… Read more »