Press Release: May 15, 2006
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HP Awards More than $7 Million in Education Grants to 170 Schools Across the United States

HP Technology for Teaching Grant promotes student interest in science, technology, engineering and math
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 15, 2006

HP is awarding 170 schools across the United States and Puerto Rico more than $7 million in mobile technology, cash and professional development as part of its 2006 HP Technology for Teaching grant program.

Grant recipients include 130 kindergarten through 12th grade public schools and 40 two- and four-year colleges and universities. During the 2006-07 academic year, projects through this program will impact nearly 45,000 students.

The program is designed to improve student achievement through the innovative uses of technology in the classroom while encouraging student interest in careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

From 2004-2006, HP has contributed a total of $36 million in Technology for Teaching grants to more than 650 schools worldwide. Over the last 20 years, HP has contributed more than $1 billion in cash and equipment to schools, universities, community organizations and other nonprofit organizations around the world.

“HP empowers students and teachers with technology and training because we know it contributes to improved student achievement,” said Bess Stephens, vice president, Philanthropy and Education, HP.

Since the inception of the HP Technology for Teaching initiative, grant recipients have reported a positive influence on teaching and student learning as a result of the program.

“The HP Technology for Teaching grant has provided our teachers with equipment and training to impact our students’ success,” said Jeff Hunt, principal at Surprise Lake Middle School in Milton, Wash., a 2004-2005 grant recipient. “Our results after just one year of applying the grant include increased student attendance, teachers observing students working harder and producing more detailed work, and student scores in math have improved.”

K-12 grants

HP is awarding $4.5 million in cash and equipment to teams of five teachers at 130 K-12 public schools in the United States. Preference was given to schools serving low-income students and projects including a math or science component.

The award package, valued at more than $35,000 for each team, will include five HP Tablet PCs, five HP multimedia projectors, five HP digital cameras, five HP PSC all-in-one printer/scanner/copiers, software and accessories, and a cash stipend for each teacher.

Teachers also will participate in a professional development program led by HP’s partner, the International Society for Technology in Education, during which they will receive mentoring and customized learning opportunities and will participate in an online learning community for teachers to share best practices.

One example of a grant-winning initiative is at P.S. 8M, the Luis Belliard School in New York City, where fourth and fifth grade students will achieve city and state science standards through their study of the New York City environment, including its ecology and geology, and the effects of pollution. They will use the HP-donated technology and software to collect and analyze data, and create a digital documentary detailing their investigation and findings.

Higher education grants

HP is awarding 40 two- and four-year colleges and universities in the United States and Puerto Rico a total of $2.8 million in cash and equipment. Each recipient package will include HP products and a faculty stipend valued at more than $69,000.

The higher education grants support course redesign to help increase the number of students graduating with degrees in engineering, computer science and business. The program aims to enhance student success as faculty members adopt technology-enhanced instruction in their classrooms.

For example, instructors at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Chandler, Ariz., will integrate HP Tablet PCs into a redesign of engineering and mathematics courses to increase retention of students who struggle with traditional lecture methodology. The HP Tablet PCs will allow students to engage in lectures through conceptual questions and problems, virtual simulations, real-world examples and simulated labs. They also will enable instructors to gain instant feedback from students, evaluate comprehension and immediately restructure lectures according to student need.

2006 Technology for Teaching grant recipients

More information about 2006 HP Technology for Teaching program and grant recipients is available at www.hp.com/go/hpteach. This year’s recipients, listed alphabetically by state, include:

Alaska

Goldenview Middle School, Anchorage

Arkansas

Central Elementary School, Harrisburg

Arizona

Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Chandler
Mission View Elementary School, Tucson
Mohave Community College, Lake Havasu City

California

Bryte Elementary, West Sacramento
California State University Channel Islands, Camarillo
Costano Elementary School, East Palo Alto
Jefferson Elementary School, Carlsbad
John Gomes Elementary, Fremont
John Marshall High School, Los Angeles
McKinleyville Middle School, McKinleyville
Mt. Diablo High School, Concord
Pine Street School, Bishop
Rancho Milpitas Middle School, Milpitas
San Diego City College, San Diego
San Lorenzo Valley Elementary, Felton
Sinnott Elementary School, Milpitas
Three Rivers Elementary School, Three Rivers
University of California San Diego, La Jolla
University of the Pacific, Stockton

Colorado

Colorado Christian University, Lakewood
Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Falcon Elementary School, Falcon
Lincoln Junior High School, Fort Collins
PIONEER School for Expeditionary Learning, Fort Collins

Florida

Chets Creek Elementary School, Jacksonville
Clermont Elementary School, Clermont
Eckerd College, St. Petersburg
Indian River Community College, Fort Pierce
Madeira Beach Middle School, Madeira Beach
Palmview Elementary School, Pompano Beach
Sandy Lane Elementary, Clearwater
Sleepy Hill Middle School, Lakewood
Sunset Elementary School, Miami
The Quest Center, Hollywood
Toledo Blade Elementary, North Port
University of South Florida, Tampa
Valrico Elementary, Valrico
Westside Elementary School, Clewiston
Wildwood Middle School, Wildwood
Winston Park Elementary, K-8 Center, Miami

Georgia

A.L. Burruss Elementary School, Marietta
Berrien Middle School, Nashville
Ellijay Elementary School, Ellijay
Georgia Institute of Technology, Savannah
Griffin Technical College, Griffin
Spalding Drive Charter Elementary School, Atlanta
Valdosta State University, Valdosta
Whitesburg Elementary, Whitesburg
Wynbrooke Elementary Traditional Theme School, Stone Mountain

Idaho

Homedale Middle School, Homedale
Skyview High School, Nampa

Illinois

Clay City Community Unit School District #10, Clay City
Curie Metropolitan High School, Chicago
George Washington Elementary School, Schiller Park
Parkland College, Champaign
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Thomas J. Waters Elementary School, Chicago
Unity Point School, Carbondale

Indiana

Chesterton High School, Chesterton
DePauw University, Greencastle

Kansas

Wilbur Middle School, Wichita

Kentucky

Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Lexington
Lewis County High School, Vanceburg
Morehead State University, Morehead

Louisiana

Atlanta High School, Atlanta
Cut Off Elementary, Cut Off
Harry Hurst Middle, Destrehan
Julius B. Nachman Elementary School, Alexandria

Maine

Eastern Maine Community College, Bangor

Maryland

Centreville Middle School, Centreville
College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore
William Paca Elementary, Baltimore

Massachusetts

Arlington High School, Arlington
Avery School, Dedham
Babson College, Babson Park
Balch School, Norwood
Bunker Hill Community College, Boston
H. Olive Day Elementary School, Norfolk
Hale Middle School, Stow
Mildred Avenue Middle School, Mattapan
Sutton Memorial High School, Sutton
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst

Michigan

Olivet Middle School, Olivet

Minnesota

Cass Lake - Bena Middle School, Cass Lake

Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi, Long Beach

Missouri

Barnwell Middle School, St. Charles
Carrollton High School, Carrollton
Fredericktown Intermediate, Fredericktown

Montana

Poplar Elementary School, Poplar
Superior Elementary School, Superior

New Jersey

Clinton Public School, Clinton
Malcolm X Shabazz High School, Newark
Montclair State University, Montclair
Saddle Brook Middle/High School, Saddle Brook

New York

Hannibal High School, Hannibal
Herbert H. Lehman High School, Bronx
Hugh C. Williams Senior High School, Canton
Lido Elementary School, Long Beach
Millennium Art Academy, Bronx
MS 223 The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology, Bronx
P.S. 130 Manhattan, New York
P.S. 188 Island School, New York
P.S. 212 Queens, Jackson Heights
P.S. 33X, The Timothy Dwight School, Bronx
P.S. 335K, Granville T. Woods, Brooklyn
P.S. 8M, The Luis Belliard School, New York
St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill
Stockbridge Valley Central School, Munnsville
SUNY College at Oswego, Oswego

North Carolina

Durant Road Elementary School, Raleigh
Watauga High School, Boone

Ohio

Franklin Local Digital Academy, Duncan Falls
Maize Elementary School, Columbus
North Canton Hoover High School, North Canton
Ohio University, Athens
Arts IMPACT Middle School, Columbus
University of Dayton, Dayton
Virginia Stevenson Elementary, Riverside
Washington Elementary, Coshocton
Waterford High School, Waterford

Oregon

Dorena School, Dorena
Dry Hollow Elementary School, The Dalles
Gregory Heights Middle School, Portland
Metropolitan Learning Center, Portland
Oregon State University, Corvallis
Riley Creek Elementary School, Gold Beach
Wy'east Middle School, Hood River

Pennsylvania

A.D. Eisenhower Middle School, Norristown
C.E. McCall Middle School, Montoursville
Independence Charter School, Philadelphia
James R. Lowell Elementary School, Philadelphia
La Salle University, Philadelphia
Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Peters Township High School, McMurray
Seneca Valley Intermediate High School, Harmony

Puerto Rico

University of Puerto Rico in Ponce, Ponce

Rhode Island

Washington Oak School, Coventry

South Carolina

Byrd Elementary, Graniteville
Clemson University, Clemson
Walhalla Middle School, Walhalla

Tennessee

Bolivar Middle School, Bolivar
South Pittsburg Elementary School, South Pittsburg

Texas

Blinn College, Bryan
Hillcrest Elementary, Plainview
John E. Codwell Elementary, Houston
Moorhead Junior High School, Conroe
Sanchez Middle School, El Paso
Spring Forest Middle School, Houston
University of Houston, Houston
William B. Travis High School, Austin
Wills Point High School, Wills Point

Utah

Clearfield High School, Clearfield

Vermont

Alburg Community Education Center, Alburg
South Royalton School, South Royalton

Virginia

Camp Allen, Norfolk
Carroll County High School, Hillsville
Graham Park Middle School, Triangle
Narrows Elementary/Middle School, Narrows
Rocky Run Elementary School, Fredericksburg
Thomas Harrison Middle School, Harrisonburg
University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Woodley Hills ES, Alexandria

Washington

Todd Beamer High School, Federal Way
Washington State University, Pullman

Wisconsin

Milwaukee Academy of Science, Milwaukee
Spring Valley Middle-High School, Spring Valley
Thurston Woods Campus, Milwaukee

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