By From the Boston Globe
`By Diana Brown
Mark Gelfand, co founder of Intex Solutions Inc., donated a five-year, $280,000 grant to launch an after-school program kit to help schools start science and technology enrichment programs.
The kits are based on University of Massachusetts at Lowell's DesignLab after-school program and the DesignCamp summer program directed by Douglas Prime, director of the K-12 educational outreach for the College of Engineering.
Isa Zimmerman, former Acton-Boxborough superintendent , now director of the K-16 initiatives for the UMass president's office, is also involved in the program.