Mini Grants

The North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children invites members to submit proposals for a competitive mini-grant related to programs for students with exceptional needs.  NC-CEC is sponsoring $500 grant(s) for the purpose of rewarding members who have innovative ideas for better meeting the needs of students with disabilities.

2018 NC CEC Mini-Grant of $500 AWARD WINNER

Patricia Brewer, North Carolina Wesleyan College
The Students Helping Students After School Program is a service learning project within Teacher Education that provides after school services to K-12 children with learning differences in the Nash Rocky Mount schools. The education students provide clinical services of individualized instruction in math and reading. Additionally, the Students Helping Students After School Program provides parent advocacy training for the parents of the K-12 children during tutoring. Dr. Patricia Brewer, Coordinator of Special Education, facilitates the parent training. The Students Helping Students After School Program is a clinical extension of education classes. It affords pre-service students the opportunity to put theory to practice in real life experiences such as working with exceptional children; identifying and evaluating student needs; conferencing with parents, and analyzing and interpreting data for instruction.