$150K tech grants to be awarded to NY schools

Optimum Lightpath, which delivers Ethernet-based telecommunication services in the New York metro area, today announced a $150k grant program for Long Island and Westchester County K-12 schools to help them expand the use of technology for teaching and learning.

The grants are open now to K-12 schools throughout Long Island and Westchester County and will be awarded based on criteria that include how a school would use the awarded funds to:

  • Leverage technology to improve instruction;
  • Promote the use of technology to improve the overall education experience;
  • Utilize new technology to promote distance learning; and
  • Create new school initiatives centered around new technologies

The deadline for submissions is October 10 and more information is available at http://optimumlightpath.com/education/education_grant.shtml.