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2010 MIE Tech Grant Recipients

Media In Education (MIE) at The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com recently awarded over $100,000 in technology grants to Arizona educators for classroom projects.

The MIE Tech Grant program provides funding that supports increased access to technology for young learners.

The program is in its second year at the Republic, and, to date, more than $200,000 has been awarded to 42 teachers at 38 schools. Generous Republic subscribers also support technology grants through the Vacation Donation program.

Congratulations to the following teachers, who have been awarded technology grants for classroom projects to be implemented at their schools during the 2010-2011 school year.

Glendale
Copper Canyon High School: Ingrid Benson, Relaunch of Newspaper

Phoenix
Aire Libre Elementary School: Karen Kleve, Enhancing Success With Computers

Arrowhead Elementary School: Dianna Kelly, Wii Interactive Whiteboards

Bret R. Tarver Elementary School: Kelli Hughes, Project Integration

Longview Elementary School: Ann Aken, SMART Board Reading

Longview Elementary School: Carrie Crompton, Online Reading Support

Marc T. Atkinson Middle School: Leah Varney, The Future of Photojournalism

Moon Mountain Elementary School: Rosalyn Callahan, Reading Interventions

Osborn Middle School: Jan Parsons, Photojournalism Program

Peralta Elementary School: Nicole Waltz, Enhancing Literacy Through Websites

Santa Fe Elementary School: Karen Angell, Story Twisters

Solano Elementary School: John Formanek, SMART Boards

Tavan Elementary School: Madeline Papazian, Developing Cognitive Skills

El Mirage
Thompson Ranch Elementary School: Darlene Roach, Totally Alive Arizona Digital Citizens

Eloy
Eloy Junior High School: Leticia Jiminez, Media Monday

Mesa
Webster Elementary School: Jennifer Beck, Technology in Our Classrooms

Peoria
Peoria Elementary School: Kris McAllister, Library Computers

San Tan Valley
J.O. Combs High School: Deborah Painter-Pimley, AP US History

Showlow
Sequoia Village School: Paul Cryder, Bridge the Gap

Tempe
Children First Academy of Tempe: Connie Lopez, Hanna Perry & Tasia Rosbrook, Technology Enhancements for Classroom

Tolleson
Dos Rios Elementary School, David Newsom, Digital Elementary Classroom