Indiana School Teacher Receives Grant

Matteson, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Amanda Godin, a teacher at Matteson School District 162’s Indiana School, received a grant for $1,278 from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources-Conservation Foundation.

The grant will support Indiana School’s gifted students’ ongoing work in the Wetland Biodiversity Project at the Central Park wetlands. The funds will be used for transportation for visits to the wetland area in May, September and October of 2010. The funds also will pay for guest speakers from ME4E for October, November and December of 2010.  During field trips to the wetlands in Central Park the students gather water samples and plants for their studies.