The BBEA Issues Its First Grant For A Maker’s Space
In October of this year, the BBEA awarded its first grant! Dr. Dan Johnson, Superintendent of Butler Schools, and Wendy Gorecki, Head of Technology of Aaron Decker School, presented a Grant proposal for a Makerspace at the Aaron Decker School (grades K-4) and it was approved in a unanimous BBEA Board vote.

The BBEA Board charged Dr. Johnson not with creating a Makerspace but creating the best Makerspace in the state of New Jersey! To accomplish this Dr. Johnson and Ms. Gorecki presented their vision, and the BBEA Board unanimously approved a $23,051.80 grant which includes equipment, furniture, classroom design and teacher training.
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