Welcome to Wheels to Learning
About Wheels to Learning
Wheels to Learning is a pilot program that seeks to understand if providing funding for transportation will increase access to out-of-classroom learning experiences. In its first year, the 2018-2019 school year, Wheels to Learning funded over $20,000 of transportation grants to 25 schools for 57 field trips to seven venues benefitting approximately 4,300 students.
Several program changes are in place for the 2019-2020 school year:
- Wheels to Learning has expanded to three new field trip destinations!
- Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret
- Mystic Aquarium
- New England Air Museum
- There is now a $1,200 cap per school but no limit on the number of field trips. Each individual grant will continue to be capped at $400.
Last updated August 2019