F. L. Hipp Grant Recipients

2011-2012 Projects and Coordinators

 2011-12 Hipp Recipients
2011-2012 Hipp Award winners pose for a photo with NJEA President Barbara Keshishian, NJEA Executive Director Vincent Giordano, NJEA Secretary-Treasurer Marie Blistan (left), and NJEA Vice President Wendell Steinhauer (right) at the 2011 NJEA Convention.

Patchwork of Diversity Video icon

Brian Simpson
Freehold High School
2 Robertsville Road
Freehold, NJ 07728

Final Report

Freehold Regional Education Association
Monmouth County

Building Bridges: Connecting Children and Cultures 

Paul Gorski
Maple Road School
36 Maple Road
West Milford, NJ 07480

West Milford Education Association
Passaic County

Motivating Struggling Students Through Authentic Field Research Video icon

Sven P. Strnad
Millstone River School
75 Grovers Mill Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

Final Report

West Windsor-Plainsboro Education Association
Mercer County

The Magic of Rhymes and Tales 

Susan M. Ort
Old Farmers Road School
51 Old Farmers Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853

Final Report

Washington Township Education Association
Morris County

Project Green: Transition Garden 

Gretchen Contreras
Highstown High School
25 Leshin Lane
Hightstown, NJ 08520

Final Report

East Windsor Regional Education Association
Mercer County

Liberty, Literacy, My Ancestry and Me Video icon

Susan Duncan
Olivet Elementary School
235 Sheep Pen Road
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318-2568

Final Report

Pittsgrove Township Education Association
Salem County

Media coverage was included in the June 2, 2012 edition of Today's Sunbeam. The project was filmed by Classroom Close-up, NJ, and is scheduled to appear on NJTV.  

Saturday Morning Science Video icon

Dr. Linda Szypula
Fernwood Middle School
4034 Fernwood Ave.
Eggs Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Egg Harbor Township Education Association
Atlantic County

Blue Skies Video icon

Rita R. Williams
New Egypt Primary School
131 Evergreen Road
New Egypt, NJ 08533

Final Report

Plumsted Township Education Association
Ocean County

Middle School Students with Exceptionalities Discovering Citizenship through Personal Inquiry and Experience Video icon

Jessica Rader
Warren Hills Middle School
64-66 Carlton Ave.
Washington, NJ 07882

Final Report

Warren Hills Regional Education Association
Warren County

Come Fly With Me 

Gayle Dubofsky
Lincoln School
302 Burton Ave.
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604

Final Report

Hasbrouck Heights Education Association
Bergen County

*Drum Line for Students with Disabilities Video icon

Julie Braeckman
Mercer County Special Services High School
1020 Old Trenton Rd.
Hamilton, NJ 08690

Final Report

Mercer County Special Services Education Association
Mercer County

Continuation Grants

Civic Responsibility Service Learning and Stewardship Project

Maureen Heenan
DeMasi Middle School
199 Evesboro-Medford Road
Marlton, NJ 08053

Final Report

Evesham Township Education Association
Burlington County

YES A+ (Youth Engaged in Service Through the Arts) Video icon

Katrina Macht
Hillside Intermediate School
844 Brown Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Final Report

Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association
Somerset County

*Designated as a Joyce Powell Grant for Students with Special Needs

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