Grant Overview
Smaller Learning Communities (SLC)

Name of Grant

Name2Face (Nurturing Adolescents through Meaningful Engagement to Facilitate Academic and Career Experiences)

Acronym For Grant

Smaller Learning Communities (SLC)

Amount of Funding


Length of Funding

5 years

Beginning and End Dates

October 1, 2006 – September 30, 2011

Source of Funding

U.S. Department of Education

Districts Served

Daviess, Grayson, Hardin, Logan, Meade, Warren

Numbers of schools served

9 high schools

Number of students served

Approximately 11,700

Number of teachers participating (if applicable)

Grade Levels served

High school

Project Personnel

George Wilson, Project Director

Stacey Owen, Project Coordinator

Suzan Rogers, Site Coordinator, Apollo High School

Kelly Rabinowitz, Site Coordinator, Central Hardin High School

Michelle Tinsley, Site Coordinator, Grayson County High School

Jeanne Meece, Site Coordinator, Greenwood High School

Tiffany Jones, Site Coordinator, John Hardin High School

Alecia Rogers, Site Coordinator, Logan County High School

Janette Schmidt, Site Coordinator, Meade County High School

Michelle Russell, Site Coordinator, North Hardin High School

LeAnn Freeman, Site Coordinator, Warren Central High School

Project Evaluator

Dr. Steven Wininger, WKU

Contact Information

Stacey Owen, Secondary and Transition Consultant 230 Technology Way Bowling Green, KY 42101 ph. 270-563-2113 fax 270-563-2208

Smaller Learning Communities (SLC) - Major Grant Components

Major Grant Components
  • Career Academies
  • Freshmen Academies
  • Grade Level Houses
  • PLC Training
  • Rigor and Relevance Framework
  • Coherent Instructional Program Development
  • Integrated Lessons/Unit Development
  • Literacy Integration Across Content
  • Intervention Strategies especially in Math and Reading
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Advisor/Advisee Programs
  • Parent Involvement
  • Successful Transition from High School
  • Student Assessment (Formative, Summative, Common)
  • Program Audits/Reviews

Smaller Learning Communities (SLC) - Products of Work

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