CRA, Inc. is proud to announce the 2020 Teaching Grant Winners: 

  • Torrie Phillips from Coventry for “Bolstering SEL in the Coventry community”
  • Lauren O’Keefe from Milford for “Reaching All Readers with Diverse and Representative Choice Books”
  • Ashley Huckabone from Guilford for “Windows and Mirrors Book Clubs”
  • Dee Walters from Norwalk for “Mirrors and Windows -Diverse Books that Reflect the World”
  • Kristin Talbot from Torrington for “Mobile Accessible Library”
  • Nancy Wiecking from Winsted for “Diversifying the Curriculum through Book Clubs”
  • Jillian Bathricky from Guilford for “Diversifying the Library”
  • Kara Hennessey from Coventry for “Equity and Diversity in Our Classroom Libraries”
  • Therese White from South Windsor for “Building the ‘Woke Book Club’ of SWHS”
  • Stephanie McNamar from Coventry for “Supporting Student and Family Diversity Conversations through While School Book Club”
  • Jessica Ayers from Farmington for “Advancing the Academic Mindset of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students”