North Clackamas first-grade teacher, Molalla-based Oregon Outreach instructor get $1,500 each

Two Clackamas County educators will receive a total of $3,000 in Project Community awards from Northwest Community Credit Union to support specialized project learning.COURTESY PHOTO: NORTH CLACKAMAS SCHOOL DISTRICT - Antonia Mondejar Palazona teaches at Riverside Elementary School in Oak Grove.

North Clackamas first-grade teacher Antonia Mondejar Palazona, who teaches at Riverside Elementary School in Oak Grove, will be using the $1,500 grant to buy materials for literacy lessons and a class library.

In Molalla, Oregon Outreach, Inc. instructor Toni Child will use a $1,500 grant to support a school garden.

Northwest Community Credit Union is giving a total of $60,000 to 40 winning Oregon educators. Award distribution is in progress for use in the 2022 academic year, to support creative curriculum and classroom experiences varying among pre-K, elementary, middle, and high school levels.

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