Grants

Julieann Rapoport
Director of State and Federal Programs
(413) 534-2000 x256

BIRTH THROUGH THIRD GRADE STRATEGY:

The Holyoke Public Schools has been awarded a two-year Early Education Partnerships Grant in the amount of $154,200. This grant, administered by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, will support the comprehensive work of the Holyoke Early Literacy Initiative with children from birth to Grade 3 and their families.

ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS:

The Executive Office of Education (EOE) awarded the Holyoke Public Schools a Gateway Cities English Language Learners Enrichment Academies Grant in the amount of $195,000 to support a second year of Summer of Power/Verano de Poder. This innovative program provides a broad variety of intensive, accelerated, and engaging learning opportunities to English Language Learners in Grades 9 through 12.

WORK AND LEARNING PROGRAM:

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has granted the Holyoke Public Schools a $25,000 award to continue the highly successful Dean Tech Success Academy, which is a five-week summer work and learning program designed for rising or repeating 11th or 12th graders at Dean Technical High School who require support in order to meet state graduation requirements.

57 Suffolk Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
Phone: (413) 534-2000
Fax: (413) 534-3730