CenturyLink offering USD1.4m in teachers and technology grants

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) said it is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom.

The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation´s Teachers and Technology grant program opened its application process Oct. 1 for teachers in CenturyLink´s local service areas who want to innovatively implement technology in their classrooms to increase student achievement.

Full-time PreK-12 classroom teachers in public or private schools in CenturyLink local service areas are eligible to apply.

The program, launched in 2008, has awarded more than USD5 million in grants to bring technology to classrooms across the county. The Foundation will continue its commitment to schools by awarding USD1.4 million in grants to support technology in the classroom through its 2015-2016 Teachers and Technology program.

Grant winners will be announced between April 1 – May 15, 2016.

CenturyLink´s vision is to improve lives, strengthen businesses and connect communities by delivering advanced technologies and solutions with honest and personal service.