A grant was approved for Wayne RESA to expand STEM/STEAM/Maker opportunities to K-12 districts through skill-building and professional development for educators. This project complements the “Making STEAM through Maker & STEM Connections for K-12” project which is funded until 2024.
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.
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
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
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
The CTN Board voted to award grants for project proposals submitted in January-February, 2021. Grants were awarded to: University of Michigan Architecture Preparatory Program (ArcPrep) to expand its Detroit-based program to a 60 student cohort and provide online and/or hybrid instruction by creating ArcPrep Online. CTN’s grant award will support the program’s goal of empowering
The CTN Board voted to award a grant to Wayne County RESA for to continue its project, Making STEAM through Maker & STEM Connections for K-12 Students. This is a multi-year effort to provide Maker training, curriculum, and Maker materials to schools throughout Wayne County in order to build local capacity to create a personalized
The Wayne State University College of Education was awarded a grant for its Increased Access and Equity for Urban Educators program. The CTN grant will enhance a five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education by providing technology for program participants. The program is designed to fully incorporate technology into the teacher preparation experience and
The CTN Board awarded a grant to the Wayne State University Computing and Information Technology Department for a project that will help inspire underrepresented students to pursue STEM courses and, eventually, college degrees. The project will fund virtual STEM program opportunities for K-12 students who might not otherwise envision the possibilities of a STEM career.