This e-mail announces the "Statewide and Regional Consortium Grant Program".

I've attached the Request for Proposals to this e-mail, and it will be
available on the Department of Education Web site later today or
tomorrow.... see below.

An announcement about this program has also been included in a mailing sent
to all superintendents today. SEE FURTHER INFORMATION AND THE WEB LINK

Bill Romond

Educational Technology Coordinator
Vermont Department of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
(802) 828-0064 (V)
(802) 828-3140 (F)
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Title II, Part D: Enhancing Education Through technology
STATEWIDE AND REGIONAL Consortium Grant Program

The Request for Proposals (RFP) for funding a Consortium to provide
professional and technical assistance (on a statewide and regional basis) to
Vermont schools with high poverty and the greatest need for technology
integration support is now available.

The focus of this program must be on the creation and implementation of
statewide and regional programs that address technology improvements within
high-need schools. The successful applicant must comprise a consortium of at
least one high-need LEA and at least one other eligible entity.

Detailed information, eligibility criteria, and timeline (Proposals are due
no later than Tuesday, August 27) are available at the Department of
Education Web site:

For additional information or if you have questions, contact:

Bill Romond
Educational Technology Coordinator
Vermont Department of Education
(802) 828-0064
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