Teachers and Technology Grant Program

CenturyLink, Inc. is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom. The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program opened its application process Oct. 1 for teachers in CenturyLink’s local service areas who want to innovatively implement technology in their classrooms to increase student achievement.

Full-time PreK-12 classroom teachers in public or private schools in CenturyLink local service areas are eligible to apply. Visit www.fsrequests.com/CenturyLinkGrantto apply for a grant of up to $5,000. The deadline for applications is noon Central, Jan. 12, 2016.

The program, launched in 2008, has awarded more than $5 million in grants to bring technology to classrooms across the county.  The Foundation will continue its commitment to schools by awarding $1.4 million in grants to support technology in the classroom through its 2015-2016 Teachers and Technology program.

Grant winners will be announced between April 1 – May 15, 2016.

Global Competence Certificate

Applications for the January cohort of the Global Competence Certificate are being accepted through December 13, 2015. The 15-month, online, graduate-level certificate program in global competence education was created by Teachers College, Columbia University, World Savvy, and Asia Society to increase the number of K-12 teachers who are highly effective in teaching global competencies. Interested teachers can learn more about the Online Academic Coursework, Global Fieldwork and Capstone Project/Collaborative Practice Groups by contacting jen@worldsavvy.org.