Castle Teacher Resource Activity Center

The Castle Teacher Resource Activity Center (C-TRAC) at Chaminade University is to serve as a resource for the local educational community, providing pre-service and in-service teachers with professional development workshops, equipment and supplies to create classroom materials, and professional library with current books and videos. An extension of the Castle Curriculum Resource Center, C-TRAC is funded by a grant from the Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation and Chaminade University. The facility is housed in the Education Building on the Chaminade University campus.

Resources & Equipment

C-TRAC equipment may be used without cost and you may bring your own supplies. C-TRAC also sells a variety of consumable supplies at reasonable prices.

  • Ellison Die Cutter (variety of dies and cut-outs)
  • Laminator (25 inch lamination)
  • Book binder
  • Paper Cutter (will cut posters)
  • Electric 3-hole punch
  • Electric stapler
  • Corner Rounder
  • Automated label maker
  • Craft scissors in 20 different shapes
  • Markers, scissors, glue, etc.
  • Color printer/copier/scanner
  • Four computers with software for preview, including
    • Kidspiration
    • Image Gallery
    • Office Tutorial
    • Kidspix

Membership

C-TRAC is open to all Chaminade students, staff, and faculty. Community memberships are available for institutions and individuals who serve children, such as private and public schools and after school or enrichment programs. There is no cost for using equipment and you may bring your own supplies. As a convenience to users, C-TRAC also sells a variety of consumable supplies at reasonable prices.

Because our facility is a workroom housing equipment that poses a safety risk, C-TRAC does not allow children under 16 in the facility.