School Turnaround Office

Online Toolkit for the Commissioner's Schools Dissemination Grant & the Replication Grant for Low Performing Schools

Commissioner’s Schools Dissemination Grant RFP #TA-06
Replication Grant for Low Performing Schools RFP #TA-07

Awardees’ Toolkit

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide you with the necessary information to successfully implement your Commissioner’s Schools Dissemination and Replication Grant for Low Performing Schools Grants.  Each section is hyperlinked to the required forms, templates, or websites. Should you have questions, please contact your NYSED liaison Lisa Martin.

Timeline
June 1, 2013 – June 30, 2015

June 5, 2013
Guidance from the NYSED School Turnaround Office (STO) for next steps in the implementation and partnership process

July 12, 2013
Joint Workplan Word Document (135 KB) submission via email to:  lmartin3@mail.nysed.gov
2012-2013 FS-10A and updated Year 2 (2013-2014) FS-10  (1 original and 2 hardcopies required) mail to:

New York State Education Department
Lisa Martin
School Turnaround Office
89 Washington Ave. 5N EB Mezzanine
Albany, NY  12234

July 2013 STO review of Joint Work Plans, FS-10’s and FS-10A’s.

August 2013 Monthly check-in phone call with STO (STO will contact you ahead of time to schedule the monthly check-in calls.  Interim conference calls with your partner school and STO will occur two times a year as noted below).

August 31, 2013 Project Year 1 ends – begin working on Year 1 FS-10F Long Form to be sent directly to the Grants Finance Office (due November 30, 2013).

September 1, 2013 Project Year 2 begins

September 2013 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

October 2013 Monthly check-in phone call with STO-

November 30, 2013
Interim Progress Report Word Document (108 KB) and Interim Fiscal Report Word Document (53 KB) email to lmartin3@mail.nysed.gov

Year 1 FS-10F Long Form (1 original and 2 copies) mail to the Grants Finance Office

December 2013 Interim conference call with partner school and STO

January 2014 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

February 2014 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

March 2014 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

April 30, 2014
Interim Progress Report Word Document (108 KB) and Interim Fiscal Report Excel Document (19 KB) email to lmartin3@mail.nysed.gov

May 2014 Interim conference call with partner school and STO

May 15, 2014 Letter of Intent Due via email to lmartin3@mail.nysed.gov for Obligation Extension

June 2014 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

July 2014 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

For Grantees NOT Utilizing the Obligation Extension

August 31, 2014 End Year 2 and project completion – Begin working on Final Report and Year 2 FS-10F Long Form (due November 30, 2014).

November 30, 2014
Dissemination School Final Report Word Document (51 KB) and Replication School Final Report Word Document (50 KB) submission via email to lmartin3@mail.nysed.gov, mail hard copy to:

New York State Education Department
Lisa Martin
School Turnaround Office
89 Washington Ave. 5N EB Mezzanine
Albany, NY 12234

For ALL Grantees

November 30, 2014 Year 2 FS-10F Long Form (1 original and 2 copies) mail to the Grants Finance Office

For Grantees Utilizing the Obligation Extension

July 1, 2014 FS-10 for Project Year 3 (1 original and 2 hard copies required)

August 1, 2014 Joint Work Plan for Project Year 3 Word Document (116 KB)

September 30, 2014 End of Year 2 Report Due – Dissemination Year 2 Report Word Document (51 KB) and Replication Year 2 Report Word Document (50 KB)

October 2014 Conference Calls with Partner School and STO

November 2014 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

December 2014 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

January 12, 2015 Interim Progress Report Word Document (108 KB) and Interim Fiscal Report Excel Document (19 KB) email to lmartin3@mail.nysed.gov

February 2015 Interim Conference Calls with Partner School and STO

March 2015 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

April 2015 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

May 2015 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

June 30, 2015 End Year 3 and project completion – Begin working on Final Report and Year 3 FS-10F Long Form (due October 30, 2015).

July 30, 2015
Dissemination School Final Report Word Document (51 KB) and Replication School Final Report Word Document (50 KB) submission via email to lmartin3@mail.nysed.gov, mail hard copy to:

New York State Education Department
Lisa Martin
School Turnaround Office
89 Washington Ave. 5N EB Mezzanine
Albany, NY 12234

September 30, 2015 Year 3 FS-10F Long Form (1 original and 2 copies) mail to the Grants Finance Office

Additional Resources

Budget Guidance pdf document (31 KB)

Federal and State Guidance pdf document (22 KB)

 

Last Updated: July 22, 2014