Friday , 19 January 2018
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Technology Grant Opportunity Available Through January 12

Teachers in CenturyLink’s residential service area may want to consider applying for one of its CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grants for the 2016-17 school year. The Teachers and Technology grant program provides classroom grants to help fund projects that advance student success through innovative use of technology.

Applicants do not have to be CenturyLink customers to apply. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 12. Grants range from $500 – $5,000 and will be announced between April 1 – May 15.

To apply, visit CenturyLink’s website. For more information, contact Dacia LaBounty.

About James Frye

James Frye (@mrjamesfrye) serves as Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer for Newton-Conover City Schools. Formerly, he was an English and Journalism Teacher at Newton-Conover High School and a Blended/Virtual English Teacher. He is a NC Teaching Fellow and studied education abroad at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal in Germany. James holds a Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in English/Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as an Adjunct Professor. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law with The University of Kentucky. In addition to modeling technological and leadership innovation and leading various professional learning, Jamie also serves statewide on the NC Digital Learning Initiative Advisory Board/Home Base Design Team, the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Board of Directors, the #NCed Leadership Team, and is co-founder of Edcamp WNC. He is a member of the NC Digital Leadership Coaches’ Network, and was named an international Emerging Leader by ASCD in 2015. He resides in Hickory with his wife and their baby girl.

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