Prekindergarten through Grade 12 Education

2012-2015 Learning Technology Grant Application

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Purpose of Funding

The purpose of this grant is to provide progressive integration of instructional technology in classrooms and school libraries, and to provide sustained professional development to increase the skills of teachers and school librarians in the use of instructional technology in order to meet the goals of New York State Board of Regents’ Reform Agenda.  These goals are to ensure that all New York State students graduate from high school ready for college and careers.  These goals will help students attain higher levels of performance in the New York State Learning Standards (including Common Core http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/common_core_standards/).

Legislative Authority

Commissioner’s Regulations Section 144.8.
Eligible Applicants Public school districts and BOCES, or consortiums thereof.  Applicants must also include at least one PLA/SURR school building in the application to be considered for funding. Applicants must give nonpublic schools of all denominationswithin their boundaries the opportunity to participate.

Regional Distribution of Funding

Proposals will be separated into three categories; New York City, the Big Four (Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and Yonkers) school districts, and those from all other public school districts in the Rest of State (ROS) and BOCES and consortia thereof.  $3,285,000 will be allocated annually, with $1,785,000 set aside for New York City schools, $750,000 for the Big Four, and $750,000 for the schools in the Rest of the State.

The maximum grant award per project per year is $50,000.

Application Due Date

Submit one electronic copy of the completed application in Microsoft Word (CD format) to p12ltg@mail.nysed.gov .   Applicants must also submit one (1) original (signature must be in blue ink) and three (3) copies postmarked by May 18, 2012 to:

New York State Education Department
Grants Management
89 Washington Avenue
Room 464 EBA
Albany, NY 12234

Due Date for Questions

A complete list of all Questions and Answers is now posted.
Date Posted March 21, 2012


Last Updated: April 23, 2012