CAM Raleigh open studio
CAM Raleigh will hold an open studio session for high school students from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at 409 W. Martin St., Raleigh. Students can bring in works in progress and receive feedback from their peers, N.C. State College of Design students, faculty and guest artists. For more information or to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Program for art teachers
A workshop for art teachers titled Perspectives on the African American Experience will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, at the N.C. Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. Participants will investigate artists’ perspectives on the African American past and present and gain strategies to help students share their own ideas on the subject. Art teachers can earn 0.5 Continuing Education Credits. The cost is $20 per person and includes lunch. Registration is required. For more information or to register, visit www.artnc.org/programs.
House seeks donations
Haven House, a nonprofit providing services to at-risk youth and their families in Wake County, is seeking donations of school supplies for its youths ages 10-17. Drop off donations before Friday, Aug. 9 at Haven House Cabarrus Street Office, 600 W. Cabarrus St., Raleigh. For more information, call Linda Battaglia at 919-833-3312 Ext. 125 or email email@example.com.
Grant opportunity for elementary schools
Moe’s Southwest Grill and Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education will offer two $500 grants to support a garden for two Triangle-area elementary schools. One grant will be for a school with an existing garden; the other grant is for a school to start its first garden. Poe Center staff will visit the winning elementary schools to teach children about where foods come from and the importance of eating fresh fruits and vegetables.
Tutoring Center of Raleigh
The Tutoring Center of Raleigh will offer an intensive educational program designed to assist student performing below grade-level in math, algebra, geometry, reading and writing. Students will be tested and given an individualized program designed to improve the student’s performance. For more information or to sign up for tutoring sessions, call 919-786-9685, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.tutoringcenterofraleigh.com.
Wake Electric offering grant programs
Teachers can apply for grants up to $3,000 in Wake Electric’s Classroom Technology Awards grant program and the Bright Ideas grant program for the 2013-14 school year until Sept. 12. Eligible teachers include public school K-12 working in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance and Wake counties.
Classroom Technology Award grants will be awarded in any discipline for specific technology such as computers, digital cameras, scanners and software. The technology must benefit the students in the classroom. To apply, visit call 919-863-6312 or visit www.wemc.com/classawards.aspx.
Bright Ideas grants will be awarded directly to teachers for creative, hands-on classroom projects that would not otherwise be funded. To apply, teachers must include a budget, explain the creative elements, implementation, goals and evaluation of the project, and have approval from the school principal. Applications will be judged in a competitive evaluation process and must be received by Thursday, Sept. 12. For details, visit www.ncbrightideas.com.
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