Congratulations to the following grant recipients:

Pine Tree High School

Lindsay Brazell & English Teachers – Building a Classroom Library for a Love of Literacy and Learning

Elizabeth White, Suzanne Puryear, Amy Johnson, Tonya Wong – Art Room for Special Needs

Jennifer Solomon, Monika Marjason, Suzanne Puryear, Lisa Presley, Trenady Offerman – Ramping Up Special Education

Cindy Gabehart and Pine Tree High School – Dual Credit


Junior High

Susan Curtis, Loree’ Tatum, Sarah Godfrey, Amy Frakes – Flexible Classroom:  Effective, Safe, Inviting 


Middle School

Tabitha Robertson, Rebekah Starnes, Misty Meza, Jorge Hernandez – Science Alternative Desk and Seating

Laura Cranford – PTMS Makerspace


Parkway Elementary

Steven Collins, Sunshine Harrison, Mary Nicholson – Fidgeting Means Focus

Dr. Carla McAvoy and Jolene Ray – The Parkway Library Renovation Project

Kimberly Fernandez and Marie Shelton – Speed Stack


Laura Johns – Music Rhapsody

Sarah Barnett – Behavior and Play Therapy


Since 2004, the Education Foundation has funded 128 grants totaling $294,751. These grants have enhanced Pine Tree ISD’s academic programs as well as fine arts, technology, professional development and dual credit. 


For more information about the grant program visit the Pine Tree Education Foundation’s website at