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 – August 31, 2014

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

June 2014 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

July 2014 Monthly check-in phone call with STO

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
Final Report 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

Year 2 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: September 20, 2013