Altice USA, parent company of Optimum presented Macon County Public School District with nearly $8,000 worth of iPads to increase access to virtual classroom opportunities, connectivity, and online curriculum for students.
This donation is part of Altice USA’s $1 Million giving to 30+ school districts as part of its COVID-19 response initiatives to support local communities as they recover from the impact of the pandemic.
Bob Lillie, regional vice president at Altice noted, “Optimum is proud to support the communities we serve and their school districts, who play a critical role in helping to develop the innovators and technologists of tomorrow.”
“We are very grateful for the additional devices. Our students and families appreciate the assistance in staying connected with their classrooms during the pandemic,” said Macon County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Christopher Baldwin. “Technology plays a vital role in today’s world and is an important part of our students’ success. The additional iPads provided by Optimum will help our students become more successful in school and better prepared for the future.,” said Baldwin.