Grant Opportunity - Century Link M. Williams Foundation - Oregon K-12 educators who integrate technology into the classroom (can purchase equip and pay for PD) - $500 - $5000 - Due January 2, 2015

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    For more information and access to the application:

    https://oetc.org/centurylink/

     

    Range = $500 to $5000 per team

    Deadline = January 2, 2015

    Eligibility =

    • Educators or leaders must be certified K-12 educator.
    • Educators or leaders must be in a Century Link Service area.  (the website will let you check - scroll down towards the bottom of the page)
    • Educators may apply as individuals or as teams.

     

    The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation has partnered with the Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) to award $63,000 in grants to teachers. This opportunity is through a CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation Grant to be awarded to Oregon K-12 educators

    who demonstrate a transformative use of mobile technology with students and teachers.

     

    CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation funds may be used to

    purchase the following for use in the classroom:

    • Mobile Technologies - Cell phones, smartphones, handheld tablets (iPad, Nexus, Surface), and Chromebooks.
    • Supplies and Materials - 3D printing raw materials, mobile technology infrastructure support, software purchasing, etc.
    • Professional Development - Pedagogy improvement, device training, or technology implementation consulting.

     

    Any supplies and materials or capital objects purchased become property of the school should the teacher(s) leave the school. Grants can be applied in amounts ranging from $500 to a maximum of $5,000 per team. Awardees will be announced during May, 2015: The deadline for the electronic application is January 2, 2015.

     

    The purpose of this grant is to:

    • Recognize Oregon K-12 educators who are using mobile technology in transformative ways with teachers and/or students.
    • Increase an awareness of how teacher(s) are using technology in the classroom.
    • Support and identify instructional practices based on research and best practice that take advantage of today’s digital technologies to improve student achievement.

     

    Available use for funds:

    • Mobile Technologies - Cell phones, smartphones, handheld tablets (iPad, Nexus, Surface), and Chromebooks
    • Supplies and Materials - 3D printing raw materials, mobile technology infrastructure support, software purchasing, etc.
    • Professional Development - Pedagogy improvement, device training, or technology implementation consulting.


    Funding Range

    Grants can be applied for amounts ranging from a minimum of $500 to a maximum of $5,000 per team.

     

    Teams Encouraged

    Educators may apply as individuals; however, you are encouraged to apply in teams of two or more.