Nominate A Teacher for DSO’s ‘Dental’ Classroom Grant Program – Submission Deadline Fast Approaching!

Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care in underserved communities nationwide, has announced its first annual My Kool Smiles Classroom Grant Program, sponsored by the Benevis Foundation.

Teachers and educators in the community go above and beyond in providing quality education, often reaching into their own pockets for funding classroom supplies.

As a way of saying “Thank You,” Kool Smiles is awarding five $1,000 grants to K-5 teachers or educators who are going above and beyond in promoting dental health in their classrooms. Grants will be used for classroom supplies or school needs.

Submissions will be accepted through March 30, 2018. The five winners will be announced on April 9, 2018!

Qualified teachers or educators will meet the following criteria:
• Teachers or educators who apply or are nominated must be actively teaching K-5 classrooms at a public, private, charter or approved home school program in the United States.
• Submissions should include either an example of a dental lesson plan, or details about how healthy dental habits are being promoted in their classroom (can be delivered via video, essay or photo format).
• Submissions should demonstrate originality and creativity.

How to Apply:

Please use the online application to submit your entry if you are a teacher or educator by March 16, 2018. If you are nominating a teacher or educator in your community, please use the same online application and enter the nominee’s information. All information is required for the submission to be valid. Multiple submissions will not be accepted.

Selection Process:

Submissions will be reviewed by a committee of Kool Smiles clinical leaders and Benevis team members. A total of five (5) winners will be selected and notified via email on March 30, 2018.

Please Note: Carefully review the requirements to be sure you qualify for this program before applying. For more information, please read official rules.

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