Project Director: Georgeann Hardy, 510/317-4751, ghardy@sanlorenzousd.K12.ca.us The centers will serve unincorporated segments of three adjacent urban communities with traditionally underserved populations including the under-employed, unemployed, immigrant, disabled and senior citizen populations. The center’s program will focus on using technology as a tool for English Language Learners, GED preparation, homework, academic assistance, and job skills acquisition. The Tri-Community Technology Centers program will seek to break down barriers to technology access by providing child care, transportation and a flexible schedule of classes and technology assistance. In excess of 250 people will participate in some part of the program
Primary Partners: San Lorenzo Unified School District: Adult School and Royal
Sunset Campus; Community Based English Tutoring State Program
(CBET); Center for Accessible Technology; One Stop Access; Work
Commerce; Davis Street Community Center; San Lorenzo Rotary Club; Digital High Schools and Interact Club; Safe Ashland Neighborhood Organization
Expanded Centers: (2) “Tri-Community Technology Centers”: one located at San Lorenzo Adult School and the second at the Royal Sunset Learning Center campus.
Total projected federal funding: 1 year, $232,429
Total projected non-federal funding: 1 year, 244,655
Sanostee Day School
P.O. Box 159
Sanostee, NM 87461
Project Director: Jeanne G. Haskie, 505/723-2476, firstname.lastname@example.org
This program will serve two economically depressed rural communities on the Navajo Reservation in Sanostee, New Mexico and TeecNosPos, Arizona. The Northern Navajo Technology Centers will provide access to computers and information technology for low-income residents of the northern portion of the Navajo Nation. The program will offer assistance with homework, Internet access, computer classes and web page design. It also will provide literacy, adult education and entrepreneurial classes and make available a computer-lending program.
Primary Partners: TiisNazbas Community School; Northern Navajo Medical Center;
Navajo Rural Systemic Initiative; and the Navajo Education Technology Consortium.
New Centers: (2) Sanostee Day School and the TiisNazbas Community School
Total projected federal funding: 1 year, $294,864.00
Total projected non-federal funding: 1 year, $132,600.00
School District #1 City and County of Denver
900 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203
Project Director: Jenifer Federico, 303/764-3349, email@example.com Denver Public Schools (DPS) will implement Technology Equality for Communities and Households, or Project TECH. This initiative will provide formal and informal opportunities for middle school students at six of the lowest performing Denver Public Schools’ middle schools that serve families, most of whom are minorities in extreme poverty. Learn and Earn provides 40-hours of instruction on computer refurbishing, basic hardware/repair, software and the Internet. Participants earn donated computers upon successful completion of the program. Funds from the CTC grant program will establish youth and adult Learn and Earn programs at four new school sites, and expand after-school technology programs at all six school buildings. Program activities will also provide parents with instruction on using computers and supporting applying technology to expand their career opportunities. Project TECH will annually engage 450 students and 250 parents in technology education and information programs.
Primary Partners: (for one or more of the centers) Dell Computers; Microsoft; Qwest Communications; Rose Community Foundation; Mile High United Way; The Urban League of Metropolitan Denver; the District Attorney’s Community Justice Council; Colorado Trust; The Northwest Coalition for Better Schools; the University of Denver; Community Justice Council; the Southwest Denver Improvement Council
(6) Denver Middle Schools: Cole; Horace Mann; Kepner; Martin Luther King, Jr.,; Morey; and Smiley
Total projected federal funding: 1 year, $155,303
Total projected non-federal funding: 1 year, $490,868
Science Museum of Virginia/Walter R.T. Witschey, Ph.D., Dir.
2500 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220-2054
Project Director: Mano Talaiver, 804/864-1416, firstname.lastname@example.org
The AEIOU: Access, Equity, Innovation, Opportunity, Ubiquity CTC Project integrates these themes to provide a range of programs in community centers/organizations and schools: community technology learning activities tied to classroom instruction; technology training for adults and children; tutoring and homework help using technology tools; literacy achievement: verbal, numerical, visual, scientific; and technological literacy, exploration and understanding of innovative technology tools; work force skills development; and family technology exploration experiences on Saturdays. An estimated 750 people will be served by this project.
Primary Partners: The Science Museum of Virginia Foundation, Richmond City Schools
Department of Parks and Recreation - City of Richmond; Metropolitan Educational Research Consortium; Salvation Army; Southside Ministries Alliance; Greater Richmond Business Education Partnership and Lightspan
Centers: New: (1 ) AEIOU Community Technology Centers Project, Blackwell Community Center, Annex Building. Expanded: (2) the George Wythe High School mobile technology center that will travel from location to location, and the Community Technology Exploration Studio in the Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond
Total projected federal funding: 1 year, $284,471
Total projected non-federal funding: 1 year, $177,018
Sonoma State University
1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Project Director: Julie McClure, 707/664-4232, Julie.email@example.com This program will serve approximately 1,200 children and adults in the City of Vallejo, California, a low-income, economically distressed community. The program will provide technology literacy and skills instruction for children and adults, technology-based vocational/occupational training for youth and adults, computer aided homework assistance for students, a resource for community organizations to meet their technical needs and increased access to technology for all members of the community.
Primary Partners: Continentals of Omega Boys/Girls Club; MIT Academy; Solano
Community College; Solano County Office of Education ROP; and Wiedenmann/Loma Vista Schools.
New Centers: (1) Continentals of Omega Boys/Girls Club
Total projected federal funding: 1 year, $249,891.00
Total projected non-federal funding: 1 year, $277,625.00
Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association
P.O. Box 1470
Valley Center, CA 92082
Project Director: Jack Ward, 760/742-8600, firstname.lastname@example.org This program will serve 900 Native Americans of the San Pasqual, Rincon and Pala tribes in San Diego County, California. Building on an existing program, it will provide these communities with access to educational technologies and online resources. The program will offer instruction in family literacy, vocational training, academic improvement, employment opportunities and training, as well as small business services.
Primary Partners: Even Start Family Literacy; Hewlett-Packard Technology Grant
Program; TANF Welfare Reform Program; Head Start; Palomar College; California State University-San Marcos; University of California-San Diego; as well as three Indian Education Centers.
New Centers: (9) Three centers will be located in each of the three communities served.
Total projected federal funding: 1 year, $296,937
Total projected non-federal funding:
Southwestern Oregon Community College
1988 Newark Avenue
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Project Director: Mike Gaudette, 541/888-7210, email@example.com This program will serve approximately 1,500 low-income residents of rural communities in Coos and Curry Counties in southwestern Oregon. The target audience includes the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians. The program will increase access to technology and provide basic computer and Internet training, workshops in creating and maintaining web sites, multimedia technology and career database searches. It also will provide adult education and family literacy programs.
Primary Partners: Southwestern Oregon Community College Curry County; Brookings
And Gold Beach; The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians; Coquille School District; and the Newmark Career and Opportunity One Stop Partnership.
Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw; and Coquille School District
Total projected federal funding: 1 year, $284,859.00
Total projected non-federal funding: 1 year, $85,829.00
Spartanburg Technical College
P.O. Box 4386
Business I-85 & New Cut Road
Spartanburg, SC 29305
Project Director: Cliff Hower, 864/591-3627, firstname.lastname@example.org This program will serve a low-income, urban, primarily African American community in the Southside neighborhood of the City of Spartanburg, South Carolina. It will provide technology to an area that has been underserved and has had little or no access to computers and the Internet to use as a tool for educational and career enhancement. The program will provide after-school and summer technology programs for students, career development and job preparation for adults as well as adult education, GED and basic literacy training. There also will be small business classes that will include basic computer literacy, keyboarding, web site design and computer training for entrepreneurs.
Primary Partners: Spartanburg Housing Authority; Bethlehem Center; Adult Learning
Center; Piedmont Community Action, Inc.; The City of Spartanburg; Spartanburg County Libraries Systems; Mount Moriah Baptist Church; Comprehensive One-Stop Career Center; Spartanburg County School District 7; and Mary Wright Elementary School.
New Centers: (5) Southside Neighborhood Technology Center (main center), and four
Satellite centers: Piedmont Community Actions, Inc.; Adult Learning Center; Bethlehem Center; and downtown branch Spartanburg County Library.
Canton, IL 61520-9801
Project Director: Jody McCamey, 309/649-6225. email@example.com CTCs will be established in Canton and Macomb. These centers will support 1,000 adults and children in order to boost the use of technology to enhance literacy and basic skills. Desired outcomes for clients include, but are not limited do, increased self-sufficiency; increased job skills and improved access to employment opportunities; increased technological literacy; and enhanced community and social connections. Programs will include: Adult Education, Family Literacy Instruction/Activities; After-School Activities; Career Development/Job Preparation/Computer Training; Small Business Activities.
Primary Partners: IL Department of Human Services (Canton and Macomb); Local Workforce Investment Act Office (Canton and Macomb); Spoon River College Literacy Program; Spoon River College Community Education; Canton Public Schools; Spoon River College Departments of Adult Education and Career Services; Macomb Area Industrial Development Corporation (MAIDCO);Western Illinois University Small Business Development Center; Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce; Fulton County Economic Development Organization; University of Illinois Extension; Canton Chamber of Commerce; Mayor of Macomb; Mayor of Canton; Spoon River College Adult Education Program; Spoon River College Community Education & Workforce Development offices
New Centers: (2) Spoon River Community Technology Program, Canton and the Spoon River Community Technology Program, Macomb, IL
Total projected federal funding: 1 year, $209,982
Total projected non-federal funding: 1 year, $90,015