Welcome to the Learning Technology Grant Program Page!

Announcement

Grant funding in the amount of $3.285 million is available to provide progressive integration of instructional technology in classrooms and library media centers, and to provide sustained professional development to increase the skills of teachers in the use of instructional technology, in order to help students attain higher levels of performance in the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards.
Applicants for funding must include Persistently Lowest Achieving (PLA)/Schools Under Registration Review (SURR).
Students attending nonpublic school can benefit from partnership between the public and nonpublic schools pursuant to the regulations promulgated by the Commissioner of Education.

Additional information

E-mail p12ltg@mail.nysed.gov

Class Agenda:

http://oetmanhattan.wikispaces.com/Learning+Technology+Grants+-+2012

Grant Application

Title:
2012-2015 Learning Technology Grant Application

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 Corehttp://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

All questions must be submitted by E-Mail to p12ltg@mail.nysed.gov by close of business April 11, 2012. A complete list of all Questions and Answers will be posted tohttp://www.p12.nysed.gov/funding/currentapps.html no later than April 26, 2012.
Date Posted
March 21, 2012