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Grants for classroom technology available to Franklin County teachers

April 18, 2013

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Grants to teachers in Franklin County public schools will be awarded to encourage the innovative use of technology in kindergarten through 12th grade.

The Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation, an affiliate of the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, is offering the Innovative Technology Challenge Grants to educators in all six school districts.

The deadline for applications is June 28. Applicants will be evaluated based on three key criteria: innovation, value added to curriculum and advanced academics. Grants totaling $26,764, each between $3,000 and $5,000, are available as a result of contributions from area businesses, including Orrstown Bank, Waste Management, Susquehanna Bank and M&T Bank. Contributing businesses are eligible for Educational Improvement Tax Credits through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

Applications are available at www.franklincountyworks.com, under the Workforce Development, Educator Resources section.

For more information about the grants, call Noel Purdy, executive director of the Chamber Foundation, at 717-264-7101, ext. 207, or email her at npurdy@chambersburg.org.

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