CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant Program for 2012-2013

Posted by on March 22, 2013 in Events, News | Comments Off on CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant Program for 2012-2013

CenturyLink and Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC) are pleased to announce the continuation of the Teachers & Technology Grant Program.

Mini-grants totaling $145,000 will be awarded to Colorado teachers to fund innovative technology projects that focus on improving and enhancing classroom practice.

This Grant Program is a unique opportunity for educators to find innovative ways to bring technology into the classroom and better prepare students to succeed in learning and in life.

The objectives of the program are to improve student achievement through the use of today’s technology, build a problem-solving team environment and lay the groundwork for future technology integration projects.

The grants will be awarded to teachers through a competitive process that will be administered by PEBC. Educators will be able to obtain the application at www.pebc.org/slider/centurylink-teachers-technology-program/.  Specific instructions are provided on the grant process and the list of eligible districts.The grant application deadline is April 19, 2013. Grant winners will be announced no later than May 24, 2013. Funds for 75 percent of the grant will be awarded in June 2013.

Key Facts

  • The CenturyLink Teachers & Technology Grant Program will award grants of approximately $5,000 each to Colorado teachers who put today’s technology to use for their students. 
  • The CenturyLink Teachers & Technology Grants will be awarded to teachers through a competitive process administered by PEBC.
  • Kindergarten through 12th-grade public school and charter school teachers with ideas to use technology in the classroom to engage students, enhance student performance and prepare them for life in a technologically advanced world are eligible to apply. 
  • The funds may be used to purchase supplies or to support professional development needs; funds may not be used to pay salaries or stipends.

For a list of eligible districts, please go to www.pebc.org/1213mini-grant-districts/.   For additional information, please contact Natalie Newton by email at nnewton@pebc.org or at 303-861-8661 x106.

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