SOURCE: Worth Ave. Group

Worth Ave. Group

December 02, 2011 16:53 ET

Worth Ave. Group Launches New "Technology in Education" Grant Giveaway Program Across K-12 Schools Nationwide

Leading Electronics Insurance Provider's "Technology in Education" Initiative to Give Winning K-12 Schools and Teachers More Than $150,000 in Grant Money and Prizes

STILLWATER, OK--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2011) - Worth Ave. Group, a full service electronics device insurance provider (worthavegroup.com), is pleased to announce the official launch of its 'Technology in Education' grant giveaway program. Designed to advance educational opportunities with technology across K-12 schools nationwide, the winning schools, individuals and "Best Teacher in America" will receive more than $150,000 in money and prizes. 

Nominations began December 1, 2011 and end on March 31, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. CDT. The program is open to public, private and parochial schools. Winners will be announced the first week in April 2012.

The Grand Prize winning school will receive a $25,000 technology grant and the "Best Teacher in America" will receive an iPad 2 in addition to 30 iPod Touch devices for their classroom. As runner-ups, five schools will be awarded $1,000 grants and an iPad2 and to encourage voting, Worth Ave. Group will give an iPad 2 to five random voters and to each individual who referred them. The first 5,000 voters will also receive Worth Ave. Group's WorthTrack® laptop tracking software -- valued at $29.95 each.

Grants will be awarded based on the number of votes submitted for the school and the teacher at the school.

"Worth Ave. Group is a strong example of what it means to consistently support the use of technology to enhance the overall educational experience in the classroom for teachers and their students. We're proud to support this initiative and will be very excited to announce the winners," said Aaron Cooper, Worth Ave. Group marketing director.

For program details and to determine eligibility, please visit worthavegroup.com/giveaway/ or call 1-855-834-7660 Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST.

About Worth Ave. Group
Worth Ave. Group is a full-service electronic device insurance provider, offering affordable coverage plans that protect iPhones, iPads, laptop and desktop computers, TVs, digital cameras, PDAs and other portable electronic devices against accidental damage and theft. Based in Stillwater, OK, the company has a 40-year history of providing peace of mind to thousands of customers nationwide and has earned the trust of more than 2,000 schools across the U.S. The company is licensed in all 50 states and is underwritten by Hanover Insurance Company, which earned an excellent A rating from A.M. Best Company. For more information, visit worthavegroup.com

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