Equipping Our Faculty with Tools and Technology

With the Dr. Michael K. Curley Teacher Innovation Grants, the LCCTF invests in curriculum enhancements, equipment and technology to support the innovation and state-of-the-art needs for the faculty of the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center.

Through initiatives such as our Fly on the Run event, Educational Improvement Tax Credit program and the ExtraGive, the LCCTF is able to support the faculty innovation of the LCCTC and invest in the future of the students of the LCCTC as they receive the best career training for Gold Collar Careers.

2022-2023 Dr. Michael K. Curley Teacher Innovation Grant Awardees

These awards were named in honor of Dr. Michael K. Curley, past Executive Director of the LCCTC from 2002–2008.  Dr. Curley was instrumental in the start of the LCCTF and is a continued supporter of the mission of the LCCTF and the LCCTC.

LCCTC Campus
Project Title
Instructor: Lindsay Jones, Director of PN
Program: Practical Nursing
LCCTC Campus: Health Sciences Campus
Project Title: Laerdal Simulation Infant – The new simulators speak, blink, you can administer medication, they have heart, belly and lung sounds, their chest rises and falls, they can stay sitting up, you can place nasal gastric tubes, urinary foley, and more.
Amount: $33,000
Instructor: Erin Maddox and Jessica Drager
Program: Advanced Health Careers and Intro to Health
LCCTC Campus: Mt. Joy
Project Title: Sim Pad Patient Monitor and 2 Blood Pressure Training Arms – Patient simulation stations to practice live vital signs to simulate real life situations. Patient monitor to display vital signs in real time. This would add to critical thinking/putting the next piece to the puzzle with the sim man already in place.
Amount: $7,169.87
Instructor: Rachel Sprecher
Program: Dental Assistant
LCCTC Campus: Willow Street
Project Title: Cerec Primescan – Digital impressions create a better experience for patients and increase the accuracy of impressions obtained in the office. This innovative technology digitally captures the surface and contours of the teeth, exactly replicating oral anatomy and creating a 360-degree impression in just minutes. Item also to be used by adult Dental Hygiene Program.
Amount: $43,800
Instructor: Lindsay Feerrar
Program: Veterinary Assistant
LCCTC Campus: Willow Street
Project Title: Vetscan Imagyst Bundle, Vetscan Sediment Analyzer, Vetscan Urine Analyst – first-of-its-kind technology, offering AI blood smear, AI fecal, and digital cytology image transfer in a single platform. Item also to be used by adult Vet Tech Program
Amount: $15,000
Instructor: TOTAL
Amount: $98,969.87

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