Classroom Technology Awards for Teachers

APPLICATIONS FOR 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR IS OPEN.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS SEPT. 15.

About Program

Wake Electric’s Classroom Technology Awards (CTA) program awards local educators up to $3,000 for specific educational technology such as computers, tablets, 3D printers, Chromebooks, SMART boards, software, etc. The technology must benefit the students in the classroom. Please note that the Classroom Technology Awards and Bright Ideas grant program are two separate and distinct programs.

Eligibility

Public school (grades K-12) and community college teachers in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance and Wake counties are eligible to apply.

Application

We are now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Deadline to apply is Sept. 15. Areas of interest to our judges are originality, creativity, innovation, grammar, punctuation and thoroughness. Wake Electric will award up to $20,000 total in Classroom Technology Awards funds.

If you have received a CTA grant in the past, in order to be eligible to receive a 2022 grant, you must provide a one page typed summary of the project outlining how the project proved successful and/or benefited your students. Photos and samples of projects are welcomed and encouraged.


2021 Classroom Technology Grant Winners

Eight teachers in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash and Wake counties were awarded a 2021 Classroom Technology grant. The total amount of grant monies awarded is $20,518.15.

2021 Classroom Technology Grant Winners

The funds for the Classroom Technology grants come from WEMC members who agree to round up their light bill to the nearest whole dollar through the WE Care Program. For example, if the bill is $190.91 – the bill will be rounded up 9 cents to $191.00. These pennies add up to major dollars.

If you have questions, please email communications@wemc.com or call 1-800-474-6300.