Saturday, April 6, 2013
Grant Park Cooperative Preschool had sheep on campus last week as part of a Farm-to-School learning initiative.
GRANT PARK — Ellie Martin, coordinator for the volunteer group, Atlanta Farm-to-School, has been introducing farm-to-preschool concepts at the Grant Park Cooperative Preschool where she is on staff. Martin is the school’s naturalist, a new position created by GPCP last year. She has worked with the children to renovate the school garden, which is located across the street in the Garcia family’s background. When the question of how to get rid of overgrowth came up, Martin looked no further than Ewe-niversally Green, a company that offers “sheep for hire” for natural land management. Paid for by donations from GPCP families, a $600 fee covered the rental of a team of sheep for four days, a portable, in-ground fence to keep them contained to …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Teachers positions at Grant Park Cooperative Preschool and Epworth Day School @ Candler Park.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
by Patch Staff Both the Grant Park Cooperative Preschool and the Epworth Day School @ Candler Park are hiring educators for the 2012-13 school year. GPCP, which has campuses both in Grant Park and Cabbagetown, seeks candidates for its teaching staff who have: Interested candidates may fill out the employment application link found at http://gpcp.org/job-openings and send the completed form with a current résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org. —————————— Epworth has positions for preschool teachers. The jobs begin in August and candidates will be interviewed this month and next month. Epworth seeks qualified teachers who have: The positions are part-time with hourly pay of $11.55 per hour. Work days are MON-THURS from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Teachers …
Monday, September 12, 2011
Playground project was awarded $15K from Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and KaBoom
The Grant Park Cooperative Preschool aims to raise $10,000 for a new playground it wants to construct by next spring. The fundraising efforts follow a $15,000 grant Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and KaBoom Inc. awared the school last month toward a $25,000 playground to replace the existing one. The grant is part of a three-year, $15 million Dr. Pepper initiative — dubbed Let's Play — to create or repair 2,000 children's playgrounds, through KaBoom, a non-profit group dedicated to increasing the number of playgrounds nationwide. As part of the Let's Play requirements, the Grant Park Cooperative Preschool has to raise $10,000 to get the award. The school, which has raised $1,875 of that amount, so far, has to raise its required portion by next …