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08
Jul
2021

New York Teacher Creates Global Connections with CAP Distance Learning Scholarship

By Therese Perlowski, CAP Program Manager

Kelly Grimaldi Kelly Grimaldi, a third-grade teacher at Eden Elementary School in Eden, New York, is passionate about sharing a global perspective with her students. “I feel a strong personal obligation to connect my students to the world around them. I am proud to have grown up in a rural…

18
Jun
2021

Celebrating Juneteenth: Internet2 Teams Up With the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library For a Special Musical Juneteenth Program

Internet2’s Presidential Primary Sources Project (PPSP) teamed up with the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library for a special webinar today celebrating Juneteenth, Moving Forward: Juneteenth 2021. Juneteenth commemorates the date of June 19, 1866, when the last enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, were informed of the Emancipation Proclamation a…

04
Jun
2021

Illinois Teacher Transports Students to 1962 with CAP Distance Learning Scholarship

By Therese Perlowski, Program Manager, Internet2 Community Anchor Program Laurel Adams Laurel Adams, a 6-12th grade paraprofessional/facilitator at Palestine High School in Illinois, was determined to find ways to keep students engaged and inspired during the pandemic. Since in-person field trips were out of the question, Adams sought out a…

22
Apr
2021

Reaching Over 12,000 Students in 2021: The Presidential Primary Sources Project

In its 2021 season, the Presidential Primary Sources Project reached over 12,000 students. Connecting over 200 classrooms in over 40 states to National Park Service rangers and presidential historians across the country, the Presidential Primary Sources Project offers high-quality distance learning opportunities. The project is a partnership between the…

19
Apr
2021

Internet2 Names Charlotte Bewersdorff of Merit Network Winner of 2021 Rose-Werle Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 19, 2021 – Internet2 today announced that Charlotte Bewersdorff, vice president for community engagement at Merit Network, is the 2021 Rose-Werle Award recipient. The award honors extraordinary individual contributions that have made demonstrable impacts on the formal and informal education community by extending advanced networking, content,…

08
Apr
2021

Summer 2021: Presidential Primary Sources Project, Truman and Clinton Presidential Libraries Present Free Teacher Professional Development Workshops

By Therese Perlowski, Program Manager, Internet2 Community Anchor Program The Presidential Primary Sources Project is teaming up with the Truman and Clinton Presidential Libraries to host free professional development workshops for teachers this summer. The Intersections of Injustice Institute workshop will take place June 21-25, 2021, and the Presidents…

23
Mar
2021

I-Light: Connecting Small Colleges to National and Regional Research Networks

By Therese Perlowski, Internet2 CAP Program Manager Thanks to I-Light, Indiana’s high-speed fiber-optic network for the research and education community, small colleges are receiving help to apply for and receive funding that previously only went to larger institutions. Historically, many federal funding opportunities for academic research have been reserved…

14
Jan
2021

Presidential Primary Sources Project: New Sessions Start January 2021

By Jennifer LeMay, Internet2 CAP Consultant Register now for the 2021 Presidential Primary Sources Project, which runs January — March of 2021. The Presidential Primary Sources Project (PPSP) is a program that connects students and educators with a free, live, interactive web series where students learn about the…