March 5, 2014 – “We’re excited to empower students with the tools they need to succeed in today’s knowledge-based economy,” says Shauna McCaffrey, executive director, RCT. “This partnership will not only foster digital literacy, it supports RCT’s youth employment programs and environmental leadership through the renewal of technology. 

[Kristin Bergen, Shauna McCaffrey, Brian Woodland at Sir Winston Churchill PS]

“With the launch of our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative last fall, the Peel board remains committed to creating greater equity of access to technology for all of our students,” notes Brian Woodland, director of communications and community relations support services. “Partnering with RCT is an important step in our goal to expand the menu of device options for our students and their families. We are currently talking to companies and organizations about more possibilities for families.”