On Saturday, February 18th, my parents and I attended the annual Tamaqua Blue Raider Foundation gathering. This special night at the Tamaqua Railroad Station was a celebration of the innovative programs that the Tamaqua Blue Raider Foundation makes possible within the Tamaqua Area School District. I want to recognize the Tamaqua Blue Raider Foundation for the outstanding educational initiatives that they have funded in the Tamaqua Area School District over the past two years.
The individuals and the businesses that have demonstrated their support of education in the Tamaqua Area School District deserve our thanks and recognition. Over the past two years, a plethora of valuable educational experiences have been afforded to students in kindergarten through 12th grade because of the work of the Tamaqua Blue Raider Foundation. The entire school district has benefitted from grants that have funded special projects in core subject areas, technology, and art, as well as enhancements that have been made to enrich our school libraries.
As an educator who is committed to furthering my knowledge and skills, I have taken graduate education courses at Wilkes University, Lehigh University, and Penn State University and have attended numerous education conventions and workshops, most recently in Nashville, Orlando, and San Francisco. Through these classes and pr