Congratulations to the class of 2009-2010 Sharing the Dream grant winners!

Thirty principals from 28 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam each received $3,000 to implement parent and community engagement projects throughout the 2009-2010 school year. A special thanks to MetLife Foundation for their generous support in funding this program. See below for the list of our winners.

Banks Jeffrey, Babeck Elementary School, Trenton OH
Brown Marian, Benjamin Banneker Charter Academy of Technology, Kansas City MO
Buto Jason, James W. Parker Middle School, Edinboro PA

Camp Gladys, Strong John Thomson Elementary, Washington DC
Chambers Jenny, Central Fine Arts Academy, Sand Springs OK
Cook Barbara, Wurtland Elementary, Wurtland KY
Critchley Heidi, Parkside Elementary School, Marshall MN
Cuesta Frank, Nocholas Murray Butler School No. 23, Elizabethtown NJ

D & F
Dahncke Carey, Christel House Academy, Indianapolis IN
Dawson Carol, Holton Elementary School, Holton MI
DeShazier Sandra, Renaissance Elementary School, Fairburn GA
Diable Deana, New Horizons Middle School, Brooklyn NY
Fairbairn John, Eagleridge Elementary School, Ferndale WA

G & H
George Yleen, West Elementary, Grand Prairie TX
Gilmer Sandra, Forest Park Elementary School, Winston-Salem NC
Gutierrez Mary, Everett Elementary, Chicago IL
Hartman Julie, R.F. Pettigrew Elementary, Sioux Falls SD
Hinthorn Mark, Newby Elementary School, McMinnville OR
Hoffman Christine, Inverness Elementary, Birmingham AL
Holmes Pamela, Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center, Somerville MA

I, J & L
Iglesias Evangaline, Finegayan Elementary School, Hagatna GU
Jones Diane, Storm Lake Middle School, Storm Lake IA
Larkin Maurine, Monarch Academy Public Charter School, Glen Burnie MD

M, P & S
Marble Marcell, Miles Lane and Lewe H Schools, Bucksport ME
McNamee Mary, Lynbrook Elementary School, Springfield VA
Perez Jose, Westwood Middle School, Winter Haven FL
Stewman Regina, Robert E. Lee Elementary School, Springdale AR

V & W
Vickers Anne, Sandhills School, Columbia SC
Vogel Bill, Tincher Prepatory School, Long Beach CA
White Janette, South Hancock Elementary, Bay St.Louis MS