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Advantage … PBL

In May of 2007, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Education Association launched a technology fund-raising initative called Advantage . . . PBL.  The Foundation’s goal was to raise $120,000 to provide technological improvements to all levels of PBL’s schools. The campaign came to a close in 2010 with a total of $110,807 donated for technology to the PBL Unit #10 District. The following is an accounting of the way these donations were spent:

FINAL TECHNOLOGY GRANTS IN 2010

7 Ceiling-Mounted LCD Projectors
4 Laptops
5 Document Cameras
1 Portable Computer Projector
1 Digital Storytelling Station (Laptop, Video Camera, Tripod, Software, Tripod)
2 AverPen Class Packs
1 ActivBoard and Activotes
Subtotal $17,400.00

2009-2010 TECHNOLOGY GRANTS

Upgrade to Clara Peterson Lab:  New Computers, Keyboards, Monitors $6,608.00
32 Acer Flat Panel Display 17″ Monitors for Clara Peterson Lab 3,358.40
Netbook Lab (28 netbooks, HP LaserJet Printer and Server, Storage cart, Power Distribution Strip) 11,808.90
13 Hishare Kits w/128 MB PCI 2,880.00
     Subtotal $24,655.30

2008-2009 TECHNOLOGY GRANTS

Netbook Lab/Projection System/Protective Cabinet $16,176.85
Interactive Whiteboard and Mobile Cart 2,767.00
5 Multimedia Presentation Carts 3,555.00
Laptop Lab (28 Acer Laptops/LaserJet Print & Print Server, Storage Cart, Power Distribution Strip) 20,600.00
WAPS for Smartboards $431.82
     Subtotal $43,530.67

2007-2008 TECHNOLOGY GRANTS

Interactive Whiteboard and Mobile Cart $2,767.00
5 Multimedia Presentation Carts 3,555.00
5 Epson LCD Projectors 4,625.00
5 Acer Travelmate Laptops (Kingston Memorial) 3,064.00
4 Promethean Activboards and Stands 8,970.00
1 Promethean Activote 1,895.00
5 Logitech Wireless Presenters 345.00
     Subtotal $25,221.00

Our Mission is to acquire and distribute resources for enhancing or supplementing the educational programs for all learners in the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Community Unit #10 School District located in Paxton, Illinois