Partners, Funders and Sponsors

The Southern Regional Institute and ETTC would like to thank its many partners, funders and sponsors. These organizations include:

 

National Endowment for the Humanities
NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the US government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities. NEH funded the "Open Heart, Open Mind" project.
 
New Jersey Department of Education
The NJDOE provides leadership to school districts to prepare all students for their role as citizens and for careers of the 21st century. The NJDOE originated the ETTCs throughout the state. It has also supported the ETTCs by funding several technology initiatives and grants. Throughout the 22-year history of the SRI&ETTC, the NJDOE has awarded numerous grant-funded projects including three Mathematics and Science Partnership grants, two Improving Teacher Quality grants, a 3-year grant to explore formative assessment, a 32-month grant to explore mentoring practices for teachers, as well as technology and literacy projects.
 
New Jersey Association for Educational Technology
NJAET is a group of computer-using educators who are working to promote the use of technology in education.
 
New Jersey Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care

The Atlantic County Traumatic Loss Coalition, a branch of the NJ Traumatic Loss Coalition for Youth at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, provides educators, mental health and law enforcement personnel with a vital, supportive structure for networking to benefit our children and youth. The primary goal of the coalition is to offer assistance to school personnel as they manage significant losses and traumatic events that impact the school community.
 
United States Department of Education
ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. ED has funded the Teaching American History project.
 
Garden State Distance Learning Consortium
The Garden State Distance Learning Consortium is a nonprofit association formed by educators for teachers, to promote the development of distance learning within a classroom setting programs for education and training.
 
The Verizon Foundation
The Verizon Foundation funds programs that address social issues such as literacy, technology education and domestic violence. Verizon supported "The World Comes to your Classroom" project.

 

New Jersey GearUp
Through the New Jersey Office of Higher Education, the SRI&ETTC was awarded 5 years of funding to support the professional development of teachers in GearUp target schools. Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GearUp) provides services to students in grades 6-12 in target schools that will help prepare them for the undergraduate experience.
 

Local Partners

 

Atlantic County AVA 
The Atlantic County Audio-Visual Aids (AVA) Technology Center has been servicing schools with shared educational media resources since 1952. The SRI&ETTC took over management services for this agency in 2012.
 
Atlantic Cape Community College
Atlantic Cape Community College is a comprehensive two-year nonprofit publicly-supported educational institution that serves Atlantic and Cape May counties in New Jersey.
 
Holocaust Resource Center, Stockton University
The Holocaust Resource Center was dedicated on October 2, 1990. The Center is a joint project of Stockton and the Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. It serves as a resource for the study of the Holocaust and its significance for the past, present and future.

 

Cape May Wellness Alliance
The Cape May Wellness Alliance was created in 2016 to address community health in Cape May County, including the development of Resiliency in school children who have been affected by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES).

 

Atlantic County Youth Resiliency Association
The Atlantic County Youth Resiliency Association serves as a resource for local school districts and community health organizations who are supporting the needs of school and communities in the development of healthy lifestyles in both children and adults.