The Grants Committee promotes and administers initiative grants and scholarships to members. The Grants Committee administers Event Sponsorship requests from members.
Apply for a MassCUE Grant
Deadline Extended to Friday, 12/15/2023
MassCUE is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for Classroom Grants.
MassCUE’s competitive Classroom Grants offer up to $3,000 to current MassCUE members. The grant application for the 2023-2024 year will open on October 18, 2023. All applications will be due no later December 11, 2023 (extended to Friday, December 15, 2023).
If you have an idea for infusing technology purposefully into the classroom, then this is the grant for you! We fund hardware and almost anything else you need to make your idea come alive. (Grant funds cannot be used for stipends).
In keeping with MassCUE’s commitment to supporting educators who are dedicated to building communities where every learner creates, contributes, and succeeds in a connected world, we have prioritized diversity in our scoring criteria.
Please read the Classroom Grant Timeline for more information and details regarding the grant. The 2024 Classroom Grant Application will open during the 2023 MassCUE Fall Conference.
Grant Recipient History
MassCUE Grant Funding in Action
Read about the educators who received grants and the innovative projects they did with their students.
- Creating 3D from a 2D World
- Usable Math Generates Math and Design Learning for Elementary Students,
College of Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
- Innovation Lab Takes Off with 3D Printers, Pembroke Public Schools
- Wearable Technology-Infused Fashion, Somerset Berkley Regional High School
- Capping it Off: iPads and a Synergy of Library, Technology, and SEL Skills, Falls and Community Elementary Schools, North Attleboro
- Going Digital for an Invention Convention, Cape Cod Academy, Osterville
- Soaring with MassCUE Grants, Burlington High School, Burlington
- Virtual Reality in the Art Classroom, Hopkinton High School
Example of Submitted Grant Accepted and Funded by MassCUE
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MassCUE Grant Funding in Action Creating 3D from a 2D World by Jane Kent “I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.” I am not sure who first made this quote but it fits my journey. At MassCUE, I stumbled upon the 3Doodler table and was enthralled by a 3D heated pen that allowed students ...Continue Reading
Bring Your Innovative Idea to Life With a MassCUE Grant! MassCUE is pleased to announce that we will begin accepting applications for Classroom Grants on October 18th. MassCUE’s competitive Classroom Grants offer up to $3,000 to current MassCUE members. The grant application for the 2023-2024 year will open on October 18, 2023. All applications will be due ...Continue Reading
MassCUE Grant Funding in Action Usable Math Generates Math and Design Learning for Elementary Students by Sharon A. Edwards, Robert W. Maloy, Sai Gattupalli, Marguerite Rancourt Since February 2023, with support from a MassCUE Classroom Grant, the Usable Math project team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Education in partnership with a teacher at the Discovery School ...Continue Reading
Each MassCUE Committee is made up of a dedicated team of volunteers. The following make up the current Grants Committee Chairs and Committee Members.
Holli CaulfieldGrants Committee Co-Chair
Holli Caulfield is currently the principal of the Ralph Wheelock School in Medfield. Before coming to Medfield, Holli was the principal of the Oakdale School in Dedham from 2005-2019. Prior to becoming an administrator in Dedham, Holli was an assistant principal in Walpole. She began her career as a kindergarten and then a second-grade teacher at the Old Post Road School in East Walpole. Mrs. Caulfield was so effective in relaying computer and digital skills to students that they, in turn, taught those skills to adults visiting Caulfield’s classroom regularly. While at the Old Post School, she also wrote and received several Lighthouse grants from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. She was a member of the K-12 Technology Steering Committee, and was featured in a Department of Education video on technology-integrated instruction. In 2000 Holli received the Milken Family Foundation Outstanding Educator Award. In 2004 she went on to receive a Milken Festival for Youth grant creating an outdoor environmental classroom. In her free time she enjoys traveling with her husband and children, cooking, and reading.
Chris Gosselin is the Director of Instructional Technology and Innovation in the Needham Public Schools and is the immediate Past-President of the MassCUE Board of Directors. Previously, Chris has…Read more
Chris GosselinBOARD MEMBER, APPOINTED, 2023-2025, GRANTS COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR, FALL CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEMBER, STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBER
Chris Gosselin is the Director of Instructional Technology and Innovation in the Needham Public Schools and is the immediate Past-President of the MassCUE Board of Directors. Previously, Chris has served as an Assistant Principal, Digital Learning Coach, Media Specialist and English Language Arts teacher across all grades PreK-12. Chris received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Saint Michael’s College in Burlington, VT, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Simmons College in Boston, MA and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership & Organizational Management from Endicott College as part of the Educator Leadership Institute through the EDCO Collaborative, a program in which he is now an instructor. His presentations and writing on digital learning, literacy, student voice and engagement have been published on Edutopia.org, ISTE.org and on various other websites. Chris enjoys traveling around the world with his family, spending time with his dog Rosie and cooking and eating great food.
- Linda Cartier
- Stephanie Gosselin
- Ed Paris
- Lisa Sanderson
- Sanaea Simmons
- Heidi MacGregor (President)
- Steve Guditus (President-elect)
- Savvy Demers (Executive Director)
The MassCUE Grants Committee serves to promote and administer initiative grants to members; identify grants and coordinate the writing of proposals to benefit MassCUE.
The Grant Committee's responsibilities include:
- Design and facilitation of grants for MassCUE members to encourage activities that will strongly support and demonstrate:
- Integrated technology
- Standards-based learning
- Enhanced student achievement
- Development of instructional technology competency
- Dissemination of sustainable results back to MassCUE members and others.
- Follow up of Grant recipient’s requirements as stated in grant
MassCUE is a proud sponsor of many educational events!
To apply for a sponsorship please follow the procedure outlined below.
Approval Process for Event Sponsorships
*Any event recommended for approval by the Grants Committee must support the mission and vision of MassCUE and must be open to all.
- Notification of the Masscue Sponsorships will be sent out in April for the following fiscal year(July to July)
- The request will be made to the Chairs of the Grants Committee (Online Application) by May 15th. We will accept rolling applications after May 15th but are limited to our budgeted amount.
- The person making the request for Sponsorship of their event must be a MassCUE Member.
- The written request should address the criteria below.
- The request will be presented to the Grants Committee Members for discussion.
- A rubric will be used to score each application and the final decision will be determined by the Grants Committee.
- In the case that there are more eligible proposals than we can sponsor, preference will be given to those who we have never sponsored as long as they meet the criteria.
- Grants Committee members will notify applicants after June 15th who receive Sponsorship by July 1st.
- Any rolling application will be notified within 30 days of the date of submission.
The Event should align with at least one of our four Goals:
- To educate, connect and inspire the educational community across Massachusetts
- To increase and diversify programs and services
- To improve mutually beneficial partnerships
- To improve operations and governance of MassCUE
In order for MassCue to Sponsor an Event, the following criteria will be reviewed.
The event to be sponsored:
- Leverages knowledge and expertise to educate and inspire the educational community
- Increases and diversifies programs and services
- Accomplishes more than MassCUE could alone
- Aims to improve teaching and learning in the Commonwealth
- Maintains MassCUE’s commitment to high standards
- Enhances and expands MassCUE’s reach
- Provides high-quality professional learning
- Creates excitement about technology in education
- Promotes and encourages MassCUE membership
- Is open and free to all MassCUE members
- The event should occur no sooner than 30 days from the date of the request.
- The event should be run by volunteers whose primary job is the education of Massachusetts children in a school setting.
During the event the member facilitating the event will acknowledge the sponsorship from MassCUE
During the event the member facilitating the event will acknowledge the sponsorship from MassCUE.
Within thirty days after the event, the member facilitating the event will write and submit an article, including 3 photos, about the event for MassCUE website. The article should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please used "Website Submission" in the subject line.
Board Members eligibility
*If a Board member is part of the planning group for an event, there should be no penalty against the group of educators, and the proposal for sponsorship must be allowed. Board members who apply for this sponsorship may not participate in scoring of applications.