San Jose, CA, April 29, 2013—CreaTV San Jose Board Chair, Charlotte Powers, and CreaTV Board Member, Javier Gonzalez, today announced the winning schools of the 2013 Media Access Project (MAP) Grant LIVE on CreaTV’s Classrooms Channel 28 on Comcast and on CreaTV’s website at www.creatvsj.org.
Joining Charlotte and Javier on the live broadcast were CreaTV Executive Director, Suzanne St. John-Crane, San Jose City Manager, Deb Figone, Dr. Xavier De La Torre, Santa Clara County Superintendent of Schools and Rosa Castenada, CreaTV Educational Coordinator.
In its first two-year cycle, the MAP Grant Program impacted more than 9,600 San Jose youth.
In its second cycle, CreaTV awarded fourteen San Jose schools—five elementary, four middle and five high schools—with digital media equipment that will be delivered to the schools in time for the fall 2013 school term.
The winning middle and high schools will receive field or studio kits valued at $50,000 each. The elementary schools will receive field camera kits valued at $5,000 each. In exchange for this award, schools produce half-hour TV shows every month that air on CreaTV San Jose’s Classrooms Channel 28 on Comcast and on CreaTV’s website www.creatvsj.org. Read more.