Innovation in the classroom opens a child’s world to new possibilities. ITEF empowers educators to embrace innovation as a tool to inspire children to learn.

Lean into Learning

Calling All Teachers – We have an opportunity for you! We’re excited to offer “Lean into Learning: A professional development initiative for educators.” ITEF will award local teachers $140,000.00 in professional development grants to be used in 2016.

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Spotlight Innovators

We’re excited to spotlight these outstanding Innovative Educators: Mr. Sam Pitlyk & Mrs. Jodi Bergmann of Webster Groves School District

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Check Out Our 2016 Innovator Awards

We’re excited to announce the 2016 Innovator Awards. We are not currently taking applications, but our next grant cycle opens November 1, 2016 and closes January 31, 2017.

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We give $50,000+ grants to St. Louis area schools to advance the innovative and creative use of technology in education.


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ITEF Announces 2016 Innovator Schools Receiving $260,000 in Grants

The Innovative Technology Education Fund (ITEF) has announced the five area schools chosen to receive 2016 innovator grants ranging from $20,000 – $68,000 to transform learning for their students, as well as two schools receiving funds for teachers’ professional development. (Watch what recent local grantee schools have created with their funding here.) The winning schools…


Boeing’s Educational Resources

As part of the Boeing centennial, Boeing engineers teamed up with several leading educational partners to co-create K-12 educational resources that celebrate the science behind the past 100 years of aerospace advancement and ready students, families and teachers with skills for the next century. Our partner is offering these free resources — including video profiles, interactive…

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