Tools for Schools: January winners buying nonfiction books

Stacy Gary, Jennifer McCartan and Angie Chambers are third grade teachers at North Cedar Elementary in Cedar Falls. The teachers hope to use the award money to buy Guided Reading Nonfiction

Tools for Schools: September Winner

One teacher wins $1,000 for the first Cedar Valley Tools for Schools award this school year. Lori Engel is an English teacher at Pete Junior High in Cedar Falls. Because of students’ difficulties sitting still while they’re learning, Engel uses rocking chairs in her classroom. However, she only has two right now, and they are in popular demand.

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