Traveling Classroom Foundation
Tuesday May 23rd 2017

Friends & Sponsors

Volunteer efforts and contributions from various organizations helped make Traveling Classroom possible. Some of these contributors donated equipment and software needed for project operations. These supporters include:

Individual Sponsors who have supported Traveling Classroom with financing, equipment donations and volunteer services include:

Sabine Beckmann, Ayios Nikolaos, Kriti

Tom Deen, Seattle, Washington

Bob & Katie Mearns, Woodinville, Washington

Chuck and Karen Mitchell, Woodinville, Washington

Ginger Trump, Bothell, Washington

Brad & Pam Vavra, Woodinville, Washington

Joshua Warren, Bothell, Washington

Norm & Christy Zimlich, Orcas Island, Washington

Traveling Software (now LapLink Software) and Mark Eppley, President, encouraged this project from its inception and donated the software which made it easy to move files through cyberspace.

Jelsoft Enterprises, Ltd., Ascot, Berkshire, England, provided software products that enabled easy communications between students and remote teachers.

Special thanks to Station 1 and George Spanos who donated his time and energy to design the original website, and to GoGreece.com for hosting the first version of Traveling Classroom.

Photo Credits

Dr. Tom Pfeiffer for lending his volcanology expertise and photographs. More about vocanoes can been found on his web sites: Decade Volcano and Volcano Discovery.

Dan Pratt and Don Brillinger for their photographic contributions.

Ian Swindale, teacher, photographer and amateur archeologist, for his photos of Cretan places and people.

Yiorgos Asimellis for his images of Greece.

Dr. Galen Frysinger, inveterate traveler, for his sensitive views of the world and its people.

Many thanks also to Matt Barrett for sharing his wonderful photographs. Matt’s informative and entertaining insights about Greece can be found in his Greece Travel Guide.

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