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.
We are now accepting applications for the second 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 palce on Tuesday, September 27 (1:00-2:00pm), Thursday, September 29 (9:00-10:00am), Tuesday, October 4 (1:00-2:00pm), Thursday, October (9:00-10:00am) and Tuesday, October 11 (1:00-2:00pm). Registration and additional information can be found at: http://www.agilemind.com/evaluate2/wa/spark/
To learn about grant funding for SY-AYD or Intensified Algebra, please contact Danise Ackelson at OSPI. Grant application can be found in iGrants, form package 774, and are due October 11, 2016.
For additional information about AYD and IA grants, please review some Frequently Asked Questions.