estabrook Grants

Orton-Gillingham method

Orton-Gillingham method


Francine Hannan, K-5 special education resource teacher, will complete the training and practicum required to achieve certification in the Orton-Gillingham method, which has proven effective in boosting learning by dyslexic and struggling learners. (Awarded 2017-18)

Julie Goff,  Physical Therapist

Julie Goff, Physical Therapist


Recess is for Everyone. To promote inclusivity, responsibility, cooperation, and social emotional learning, Harrington, Fiske, and Estabrook Schools will purchase physically accessible alternative games and equipment and provide training to teachers, support personnel and students to offer games and activities at recess that are accessible to students who have physical, social-emotional or communication impairments. Project Director: Julie Goff, Physical Therapist (Awarded 2018-19)


Estabrook Elementary School will celebrate the school's culture and diversity through a school-wide student and staff "identity poem" writing project facilitated by artist-in-residence Regie O'Hare Gibson that culminates in an original spoken word poetry and musical performance for the Estabrook family community. (Awarded 2017-18)