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Lawrence Education Center

101 East Laurel
Springfield, IL 62704

Lawrence Education Center Receives SPSF Grant

October 27, 2008

Lawrence is the recipient of Springfield Public Schools Foundation Grant. The project title is, " The Art of Learning by Doing".

The grant will allow the following workshops:

"Honest Abe" musical production illustrating the life of Abraham Lincoln for all morning students and staff followed by a basic acting skills workshop for 125 students

The second workshop will introduce the students to the American Sign Language Alphabet, increase awareness of communication methods, photo of each student's hand signing his initials. This workshop will accommodate 30 students.

The third workshop "Paint with the Principal" will demonstrate basic art techniques of painting on glass surfaces. This workshop will accommodate 15 students.

These workshops are great opportunities for our students to learn and enjoy their educational experience.