Extron Surpasses $6 Million Mark in Classroom AV System Grants to US School Districts
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Anaheim, California (June 25, 2012) - Extron Electronics is pleased to announce that it is continuing its popular Classroom Technology Grant Program for the fifth straight year. Through this program, Extron has granted more than $6 million worth of classroom AV systems to US school districts. Over 1,000 classrooms have received grants that enable district technology leaders, administrators, and instructors to evaluate and define audiovisual system standards for their classrooms. The main goal of the Extron grant program is to provide increased visibility and expanded access for K-12 classroom AV technology by supplying selected pilot classrooms with advanced audio/video solutions at no cost to the district. Each grant award includes installation of Extron classroom system technology, along with complete training.
"Our grant programs allow students and educators to experience technology that will boost students' interest and achievement in the classroom, and prepare them for the future," says Anthony Cortes, Director of Sales and Marketing, K-12 Classroom Systems for Extron. "Designed specifically to meet the needs of K-12 classrooms, Extron PoleVault®, WallVault®, and VoiceLift® Systems help schools standardize on a single technology platform and offer network connectivity for remote management and support."
Extron offers several grant programs for qualifying institutions. The PoleVault, WallVault, and VoiceLift Grants award complete classroom AV systems, while the GlobalViewer® Enterprise Grant provides Extron's AV system monitoring and resource management software. All equipment, installation, and training are provided free of charge, with no required commitment for future purchases. Extron backs each grant classroom with a 5-year warranty and industry-leading S3 support, which provides 24/7 telephone assistance and a nationwide network of specialists. In addition, grant recipients have access to the Extron K-12 Web site, which offers additional resources, including product information, manuals, white papers, how-to videos, case studies, and more.
Visit our Web site at www.extronclassroom.com for more information.