Kentucky Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education
12/22/14 4:00 PM EST
Grants of $5,000 for partnerships between Kentucky high schools, colleges and universities to develop new high school curricula and dual credit high school programs to academically prepare students who will be entering college early. December 1 is the deadline to register for the December 2 technical assistance session (optional) and will also serve as your intent to apply (not mandatory).
December 11, 12:00 PM, is the deadline to submit questions.
Specifically, grants will be awarded to high schools and their post-secondary partners who wish to transform their schools into innovative pilot sites. High schools that receive this planning grant will work with a higher education partners to develop model acceleration pathways.
Utilizing the Early Graduation pathway, this planning grant should articulate a variety of alternative options to support students in beginning challenging college course work while still in high school.
Applications should provide a rationale for providing viable academic pathways to students who demonstrate high school readiness in three years or less, as well as opportunities to challenge and prepare them for post-secondary education.
• Partners must use funds to fulfill assurances and the intent of the grant with an eye toward sustainability and scalability.
• Funding is to both develop and begin to implement unique pathways to college and career readiness, therefore purchases of consumables, equipment and software is not allowable.
• Funding for meetings, communications and events to support program are expected but not allowable are funds spent on food, catering or beverages.
• Travel and stipends are allowable.
GrantWatch ID#: 149254
6 months; Funding would begin in spring 2015 for implementation of the models in the 2015-2016 academic year.
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