Bright Ideas Grants


The Bright Ideas Grant Program supports innovative and effective classroom education curriculum that cannot be covered by tradbright ideas1itional school financing. Individual teachers can apply for grants from $250 to $750, while teams of teachers are eligible for grants up to $1,500.

Teachers in public and private schools, K-12 and home school associations in CAEC’s service area are eligible to participate. Grants are awarded for projects in any discipline and are intended to help teachers within CAEC’s service area produce a better-educated workforce. The grants are designed to help teachers introduce innovative teaching methods.

Grants are awarded annually in a competitive evaluation process and applications are available in September and awarded in January.

For more information, call (334) 351-2125 or e-mail

2016-2017 Grant Recipients are:

Danna Beale, Coosada Elementary School; Kimberly Bell, Billingsley School; Misty Cleckler, LeCroy Career Technical Center; Kayla Dake, Prattville Primary School; Ashley Brock, Billingsley School; Spring Bruner, Marbury Middle School; Kimberly Deem, Wetumpka Elementary; Kristie Glidden, Prattville Primary School; Emily Gregory, Pine Level Elementary; Kathy Hand, Maplesville High School; Susanne Harrison, Stanhope Elmore High School; John Hoffmaster, Autauga Academy; Tammy Horton, Prattville Kindergarten School; Lisa Hughes, Autauga Academy; Elizabeth Johnson, Holtville High School; Donna Mayfield, Isabella High School; Dallas Merritt, Holtville High School; Shay Nobles, Wetumpka Elementary School; Samantha Robinson, Chilton County High School; Suellen Swicord, Coosada Elementary School; and Stacey Turner, Redland Elementary.