Community Anchor Program (CAP)
CAP Helps You Connect
CAP works with state and regional research and education networks to help K-12 teachers, librarians, and other community anchor institutions collaborate, access subject matter experts at premier research institutions, and interact and partner with schools across the world.
The program helps you:
- Connect to national treasures like the Smithsonian, the American Museum of Natural History, and presidential libraries.
- Collaborate with other community anchor institutions like schools, libraries, and museums.
- Partner with schools around the world to learn about other cultures.
- Interact with presidential libraries and historic sites.
- Choose programs from a list of curated educational content to make the most of your powerful internet connection.
- Maximize your library’s connection for community education and benefit.
CAP also provides:
Presidential Primary Sources Project
Learn about presidents directly from National Park Service rangers and presidential historians in this live, interactive web series.
As educators, you want to give your students the world. With the Community Anchor Program’s K12 resources, you can do just that.
CAP’s library resources include the Toward Gigabit Libraries toolkit to help you understand your library’s IT and broadband needs and other opportunities to work with CAP on grant projects.
Meet CAP leadership
- Connect community anchor institutions to advanced R&E networks.
- Convene the formal and informal education community nationwide.
- Catalyze effective uses of advanced networks to serve education.
- Communicate impactful stories of learning and transformation.
Get resources to help inform you and your school or library.
Learn how educators have used the Internet2 network to help them in the classroom.
LoLa for All Working Group
Using LoLa, teachers and students can duplicate the in-person, hands-on performance learning experience in real time.
Regional Network Spotlight Profiles and Other CAP News
Read the latest Regional Network Spotlight profiles and other CAP news.
Download our info sheet
Learn more about CAP’s mission and connection to advanced R & E networks.
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