The Montebello Unified School Board voted to partner with School2Home, an initiative of the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF). Participating Montebello schools will be announced in the coming weeks.
The School2Home program is an innovative statewide initiative focused on closing both the Achievement Gap and the Digital Divide at middle schools by implementing digital literacy combined with technology as a tool for enhancing teacher training, student learning, and deep parent engagement.
Augustin Urgiles, Schoo2Home, Executive Manager said, “We are excited to be partnering with the Montebello Unified School District. School2Home focuses on closing the Achievement Gap by closing the Digital Divide through our innovative work implementing Digital Equity tools for teachers and parents. We are delighted to bringing School2Home to Montebello schools.”
“We are thrilled to have School2Home work with our schools to help close the Digital Divide and help engage parents with the use of technology in their child’s education,” said Elizabeth Cabrera, President of the Montebello Unified School Board. Innovative programs like School2Home are making an impact on students’ educational achievement and we are looking forward to seeing those results in the Montebello Unified School District.”
About California Emerging Technology Fund
CETF is a statewide non-profit foundation with the mission to close the Digital Divide in California. CETF provides grants to non-profit community-based organizations to assist low-income households adopt broadband and become digitally proficient, leads and manages School2Home to successfully integrate technology into teaching and learning with deep parent engagement to close the Achievement Gap in middle schools.