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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum & Leslie Science and Nature Center: Improving Distance Learning Studios

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum has a history of offering Distance Learning opportunities for K-12 students throughout southeast Michigan. When in-person learning halted for most students in 2020, the demand for its virtual programming increased. The Museum responded by establishing a second DL studio at the Leslie Science and Nature Center using equipment borrowed from …

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Grant Awards May 2022

The CTN Board voted to award a grant to the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum & Leslie Science and Nature Center to improve their distance learning studio and expand educational programming for students and families in Michigan and beyond. For further details visit the CTN Grant Awards page.

Grant Awards April 2022

The CTN Board voted to award a grant to the Chaldean Community Foundation to provide drivers training for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. For further details visit the CTN Grant Awards page.

Detroit Public Television / Michigan Learning Channel: Michigan Virtual Field Trips

The Michigan Learning Channel was established early in 2021 to bridge digital divides and provide standards-aligned supplemental educational resources for use by teachers, students, and parents all across Michigan. This first-of-its-kind statewide collaboration and broadcast provides a unique opportunity to expose students to locations and learning experiences all around the state of Michigan, utilizing the …

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Oakland Schools STEM Education: STEMi and STEMcos (Year 2)

Oakland Schools is engaged in a multi-year countywide initiative to expand STEM education and promote STEM careers. The primary audience is students in grades 4-7 with specific strategies to target schools and/or districts with students from underserved populations. The STEM education initiative is comprised of two components. 1) STEMi is a traveling mobile lab – …

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Grant Awards March 2022

The CTN Board voted to award grants for project proposals submitted for the month of March. Grants were awarded to: Oakland Schools for a countywide initiative that promotes STEM education and STEM careers to students in grades 4-7 through a mobile learning lab. Detroit Public Television/Michigan Learning Channel for a first-of-its-kind statewide collaboration of public …

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Funding for Technology Pilot Projects – Call for Proposals

Educators and community organizations — here is your chance to experiment with and demonstrate the value of emerging digital technologies that have the potential to benefit students and community members of all ages. Community Telecommunications Network (CTN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization representing a unique combination of urban and suburban organizations serving the community, K-12 …

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WSU K-12 Summer Experience Scholarships – Focus on the Future

The goal of the summer camp scholarship project is to increase the number of historically underrepresented students who are motivated and prepared academically to pursue degrees leading to careers in STEM related field through K-12 supplemental educational programming during the summer.  For 2021, STEM summer camps have been transformed by WSU faculty and staff to …

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Grant Awards April 2021

The CTN Board awarded a grant to the Wayne State University K-12 summer camps, C2 Pipeline and Engineering for “Focus on the Future”, its K-12 Summer Experience Scholarships. The goal of the summer camp scholarship project is to increase the number of historically underrepresented students who are motivated and prepared academically to pursue degrees leading …

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