Karen Dee Michalowicz First Timers Grant
The First Timers Grant Program is named for Karen Dee Michalowicz who actively promoted and supported conference development and attendance.
The purpose of this grant is to provide funding support for:
The funding for this grant is to be used toward registration, hotel room, and transportation expenses.
The state conference awards include an additional one-year membership in VCTM.
The application requires that applicants attach a short explanation of why the applicant wishes to attend the conference and how it will benefit the applicant’s classroom instruction.
If awarded, the applicant will be expected to share their knowledge with the VCTM membership by writing an article for the Virginia Mathematics Teacher and/or presenting at the VCTM annual conference the following year.
Applicants are advised that the application must include a short explanation of why the applicant wishes to attend the conference and how it will benefit the applicant's classroom instruction.
2022 - 2023 First Timers Grant Awardee
2021 - 2022: Jennifer Evans, Petersburg City Public Schools