Computer Science Curricular Resource Grant
To give every student access to robust computer science education by the conclusion of the four year CS plan. To support Legislative Statue Computer Science Initiative for Public Schools (33-1633).
To be eligible:
A district must submit a 4-year plan. It 4-year plan must show how a school district will meet the computer science standards at all levels by the end of the 4 years. Grant request amount can cover no more than 75% of the cost of implementation of the plan. The does not need to cover all costs but can focus on one area (i.e. K-5 curriculum, 6-8 Computer Science Professional Development, etc.). If grant is awarded, LEA’s will receive 25% of their original grant to support sustainability of the plan as funding allows for up to the next 3 years upon submission of annual plan update.
Local Education Agencies (LEA) shall submit a written 4-year computer science plan that Aligns with the Idaho Computing Technology K-12 CS State Plan and the Idaho Content Standards for Computer Science. Then in cooperation with your LEA leadership team and a representative group of all LEA stakeholders including school administrators, teacher leaders, educators, paraeducators, school board members, and parents, complete the application and submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
First fill out the form that is found under the “Apply Now” button. Upon submitting, Katie Bosch-Wilson will reach out with a 4-year plan format and budget spreadsheet. Upon completing the plan and budget submit them via email to Katie Bosch-Wilson. At that time your grant will be reviewed, and you will be notified if funding will be awarded or not.
Idaho public school districts.
Open: November 17, 2023
Close: May 1, 2024
Award Dates: Ongoing