TEF Success Stories

The money for Technology Education Foundation (TEF) grants comes from the sponsors and participants in the Berbee Derby. 100% of the proceeds from the race benefit TEF Annual Grant recipients. Here are just a few of our latest success stories we wanted to share.

Falk School, Madison

Falk Elementary School was the recipient of a TEF grant – and it went straight to work to improve the quality of learning for the school’s students. The grant importantly made a direct impact by reducing the digital divide that contributes to the achievement gap found in the Madison School...Read more

Madison Children's Museum, Downtown Madison

Madison Children’s Museum (MCM) is a proud recipient of support from the Technology Education Foundation (TEF). The gifts from TEF help to ensure that the museum is an engaging alternative learning space for STEAM ( Science & Technology, interpreted through Engineering & the Arts, all based in Mathematical elements...Read more

YWCA, Madison

TEF funding supports the YWCA, and the YWeb Career Academy (YWebCA). YWebCA targets young women and young people of color who are underrepresented in technology careers. The goal of YWebCA is to prepare students for – and increase the opportunities to obtain - family-sustaining jobs, while meeting a gap...Read more

DaneNET, Madison

Over the 2015-2016 school year, DANEnet partnered with three community centers to offer Maker Clubs. Maker Clubs combine art, technolo gy, engineering and do-it-yourself culture. Youth work alone or in small groups with adults to create, innovate, design and build cool stuff. Over the course of the program, youth soldered,...Read more