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Technology Challenge Grants for Educators deadline approaching

Are you a Lafayette Parish educator in need of a tech upgrade for your students? Have we got the perfect opportunity for you! Lafayette Education Foundation is administering a competitive grant program funded by the Pugh Family Foundation that will give educators in Lafayette Parish the opportunity to provide their students with more access to technology in the classroom.

The Technology Challenge Grants for Educators is open to ALL public, private, parochial and charter school educators in Lafayette Parish who have an innovative plan for utilizing technology in their classroom, library, lab, or even their entire school. Examples of technology for which educators can apply include: computers, laptops, 3D printers, tablets, hardware, software, subscriptions to educational resources, e-readers, etc.

The Pugh Family Foundation and LEF will review applications after the Monday, July 17th deadline to determine finalists. These finalists will be charged with creating a presentation on how they plan to utilize the technology of their choice in an innovative way at their school. Presentations will take place on Monday, July 31, 2017, with the winner(s) being announced by August 2, 2017.

The online application can be found at

Take the challenge and apply today! Deadline is Monday, July 17, 2017!