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Phone: 406 370-3745
PO Box 750
PO Box 750

Montana 59829

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Target demographics: Rural students grades 8 - 12. Male and female participants are equally divided. Three of the five schools we serve qualify for Title 1; thus a high percentage of our students are economically disadvantaged.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 150

Geographic areas served: Ravalli County, MT

Programs: Computer Science, Digital Technology, Video, Design, Music, Cyberskills

The MAPS Media Institute is a preeminent, nationally-recognized education program that integrates science, technology, engineering, the arts and math (STEAM) concepts within media arts subjects.

Our mission is to create an environment that motivates students through a hands-on computer science, media arts and digital technology curriculum that includes film, design, cyberskills and music.

For over ten years, we’ve delivered on our promise to inspire creativity, build confidence and develop capacity for our public and home-schooled 8th - 12th graders. MAPS graduates are ready to contribute and succeed in the 21st Century economy.
2013-2014 results include: 1) MAPS founder, Peter Rosten, awarded a national Purpose Prize fellowship. 2) MAPS students nominated for 4 "Awards of Excellence" (Student Emmy Awards), 3) 85% of MAPS students attend college. 4) Only four MAPS students (out of thousands) have dropped out of high school. For more information: www.mapsmediainstitute.com

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This organization is so beneficial to many young people. I have seen it send students on a career path that could otherwise been out of their reach. I wish this had been available when I was young. Not only is it a great program for the individual but also benefits the community as a whole... more »
What MAPS achieves at a level that I've rarely seen; is to connect kids with real-world mentors and solid, legitimate career experience in creative arts. It gives the kids a sense of what it's really like behind the curtain. They can learn about a field from the inside and more importantly, ... more »
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