Make Your Students' Thoughts Known
To The Decision Makers in Washington - Sharing Their Ideas Will Make A Difference!

Although this portion of Imagine a Technology Black Out Day is optional in terms of prize eligibility, it is important. Federal funding for education technology is in jeapardy and the voice of students and teachers is very important. Here is how you and your students can make a BIG DIFFERENCE!

Congressional Leaders

  1. Go to The Congress Merge Website.
  2. Click on Find Who Represents You in Congress.
  3. Type in our state and zip code and click submit.
  4. Collect the email or mailing addresses of your Congressional leaders.
  5. Have each student send them their results!
Don't Forget the Executive Branch!
Make sure to send your letters to the following people at the White House and the Department of Education to ensure they are aware of your thoughts on educational technology:
    Secretary Margaret Spellings
    U.S. Department of Education
    400 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC 20202
    Fax: (202) 401-0689
    Email: [email protected]
For additional Administration contacts that are very important to include, please print the Administration Contacts Document found here.

Getting the word out that students and teachers want and need technology in their schools because it will enhance teaching and learning is one of the most important things you can do for the future growth of America's Technology Rich Workforce!

Thank you for your participation in this worthwhile project!

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