Calling All Amazing Teachers: NEC Co-op Wants to Help!

If you’re a teacher and member of NEC Co-op Energy, we’d like to help ease the financial burden of supplying your classroom. Through our Supply-A-Teacher program, you may be awarded a $500 to $2,500 grant to benefit your classroom and students. See official rules below.

In addition to the school supply grant, the teachers awarded will be recognized on our social media page, website, Texas Co-op Power magazine, with personal recognition at our NEC
Co-op Energy headquarters this fall.

To be considered for the grant, please apply by September 29, 2023. This application is now closed. Winners are listed below. 

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  • Must be an NEC Co-op Energy member and able to provide your account number
  • Must be the account holder, spouse or dependent who resides in the household
  • Must show proof of residence: Bill, Driver’s License, School Documents, etc.
  • Must provide proof of current school educator status (School ID Badge or other documentation)
  • Online applications of interest will open July 31st
  • Online application will close September 29th
  • Awarded recipients will be notified the first week of October
  • All entries are subject to verification

All online application submissions will be reviewed by NEC and then placed into a raffle for prize selection.

Awards to be granted:

  • Five (5) $500 grants
  • Five (5) $750 grants
  • Five (5) $1000 grants
  • Five (5) $1500 grants
  • Five (5) $2500 grants

2023 Winners:


Amanda Gracia – Tuloso Midway High School            Scott Grote – Ingleside Leon Taylor Junior High

Latonya Beckett – Calallen East Elementary              Karen Sims – Wood River Elementary

Joshua Ervin – Ganado ISD


Julie Karlen – London Elementary                                  Christine Price – Odem Junior High

Melissa Frazier – Gregory-Portland High School         Emily Cassidy – Windsor Park Elementary

Brett Moore – Calallen Middle School


Ann Zastryzny – Odem Intermediate School               Ashley Gonzalez – Schanen Estates Elementary

Brook Polasek – Orange Grove Junior High                Tami Domasco – Live Oak Learning Center

Rebecca Miller – Banquete Elementary


Kate Burrill – Seashore Middle Academy                       Chloe Arredondo – Hebbronville Elementary

Cynthia Alvarado – Gregory-Portland Middle School Kimberly Binkley – Epiphany Montessori School

Andrea Slusher – Mathis High School


Amy Venghaus – Colombus High School                       Sandra Keller – Early Learning Academy – Beeville

April Stone – Texas Virtual Academy Hallsville              James A Troia – H.M King High School

Jo Ann Alaniz – St. Pius X Catholic School