Grants for AYD and Intensified Algebra

 Over a seven-year period, 60 schools will receive four-year grants to implement School Year Academic Youth Development and/or Intensified Algebra.  Schools will join the initiaive in three cohorts.  

The first two cohorst of schools is listed here.  

On May 1st, 2017 we will begin accepting applications for the third chort of schools that will receive funding for Academic Youth Development and Intensified Algebra.  Grant funding fully covers the cost of School-Year Academic Youth Development and/or Intensified Algebra plus $10,000 for related program costs such as technology, program coordination, data collection, and travel costs associated with training. 

The Agile Mind curriculum in these classes bring Common Core State Standards aligned middle and high school programs to enhance the teaching and learning experience and achieve transformative results in STEM-based coursework. Our goal is to help students make an effective transition to high school, excel on Smarter Balanced assessments, and prepare for success in college and career.

Funding is provided through the OSPI igrant system.

Informational webinars will take place on Wednesday April 26th at 9 AM, Wednesday May 10th at 1:00 PM, Wednesday may 24th at 9:00 AM, and Wednesday June 7th at 1:00 PM.  Registration and additional information can be found at:

To learn about grant funding for SY-AYD or Intensified Algebra, please contact Barbara Dittrich or Kim Reykdal at OSPI.  Grant application can be found in iGrants, form package 774, and are due October 11, 2017. 

For more information about  SY-AYD or IA,  please contact Kristin Armistead at, (972) 658-8208 or learn more here.   

For additional information about AYD and IA grants, please review some  Frequently Asked Questions.