By: Lisa Dinga, Innovative Technology Education Fund
The Innovative Technology Education Fund, a private foundation dedicated to connecting educators to technological resources, is pleased to announce over $165,000 in grants to area schools, bringing their 2010 grant total to over $290,000. ITEF again partnered with Savvis, Inc. to help underwrite three of its grants. The Savvis Technology grant totaled $20,000.
ITEF is now accepting applications for its next grant cycle with a spring deadline date of March 11, 2011. Grants will be awarded up to a maximum of $15,000. Qualifying schools will present forward-looking ideas and models that enhance learning for students and classroom educators by focusing on:
- Student Achievement – Connecting students to the technological resources they need to reach high levels of educational success
- Extended Learning – Using technology to extend and enhance learning outside of the classroom
- Technology Skill Development and Transfer – Projects that support students and teachers in developing the skills and knowledge needed to function in and contribute to a technology-rich society
Interested educators may visit www.enhancinglearning.org to take the eligibility quiz and begin the application process.
To learn more about the 2010 grant recipient see their press release on the Center’s website.