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2013 CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant

Utah has been awarded $50,000 from CenturyLink for classroom technology grants which demonstrate innovative uses of technology in the classroom.

The grant’s purpose is to recognize, at the classroom level, those teachers desiring to integrate technology into their daily curriculum and to help expand or enhance their students’ learning experiences using technology.

Applicants are encouraged to create innovative teaching and learning projects and activities that take advantage of today’s technology tools and resources to improve teaching and learning.

Applicants are encouraged to integrate technology across subject areas, engage students in project-producing events with measurable results, creatively use today’s telecommunication resources, and persuade other teachers and administrators to follow their example.

Any Utah public school teacher is eligible to submit for one grant award.
The maximum grant request is $2500.
Tobe  eligible for this year’s grant program the recipient teacher/school must reside in a CenturyLink service area (This is detailed in the grant application)

Timeline

  • March 14, 2013: Grant officially opens
  • April 30, 2013: Grant applications must be received by USOE
  • May 7, 2013: Grant applications will be read and scored
  • May 9, 2013: Notification of grant recipients will begin to be notified
  • May 31, 2013: All grant recipients will be notified
  • June – December 2013: Grant recipients begin implementing their projects
  • December 15, 2013: Grant funds must be expended and reimbursement requests submitted

For additional information and to download the grant application, please go to the CenturyLink Grant web site: http://goo.gl/0JZQW

Rick Gaisford is an educational technologist specialist at the Utah State Office of Education.

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