[Curriculum Directors] 2017 CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Program

Young, Sarah Sarah.Young at schools.utah.gov
Thu Oct 12 09:45:23 MDT 2017

Hi Curriculum Directors,

Yet another way to get involved with Digital Teaching and Learning!  The CenturyLink Grant for teachers has opened, and is detailed below.  This provides up to $5,000 for a classroom that has an innovative use for technology to support student learning.  Feel free to share with your community of teachers as you see fit.


Rick Gaisford
Educational Technology Specialist


Sarah Young
Coordinator for Digital Teaching and Learning

From: TCC [mailto:tcc-bounces at lists.uen.org] On Behalf Of Gaisford, Rick
Subject: [TCC] 2017 CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Program

Welcome to the CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant Site
The CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant Program is a competitive grant open to PreK-12 public and private school teachers in CenturyLink's residential service areas and the following core Corporate locations: Ouachita Parish, LA; Johnson County, KS; St. Louis County, MO; Tulsa County, OK. The program, funded by the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation, is designed to help teachers innovatively implement technology in their classrooms to increase student achievement.
Awards and Eligibility
The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation will consider requests of up to $5,000 submitted by full-time classroom teachers employed by a public or private school in a CenturyLink residential service area or the Corporate locations listed above.
Schools do not have to be a CenturyLink customer to apply but must be located in a CenturyLink service area where CenturyLink provides residential phone service or in one of the counties/parish listed above.
Applicants will be required to sign a certification document stating that they have no role in the purchasing decisions for the school or school district's technology or telecommunication services.
Previous applicants may apply on an annual basis.

2016 - 2017 Recipients<http://news.centurylink.com/_ir/200/20174/2016-17%20TT%20winners%20for%20ONLINE.pdf>
Teachers Guide
Please review this guide in full before submitting your application. Application Guide for Teachers<https://online.foundationsource.com/centurylink/2017_18%20CenturyLink%20Teachers%20and%20Technology%20grants_TEACHERS%20GUIDE%20(002).pdf>
Application Deadline and Notification
*       Applications will be accepted from October 1, 2017 until January 12, 2018.

*       The review process will be completed and grants presented April 1 - May 15, 2018.

All applicants will be notified of their application status by May 15, 2018.

Please use this link to access the application:

Rick Gaisford
Educational Technology Specialist
Utah State Board of Education
250 E 500 S
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4200


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