|Purpose: ||The purpose of this state-funded grant program is to assist in the day-to-day operation of High School Equivalency Test Centers (HSE) including, but not limited to, the cost for test administration, special needs, and technology upgrades.|
|Priorities: ||The priorities for use of these funds must be in the areas of test center materials, technology, and staffing, including special needs.|
|Eligibility: ||Only approved HSE Test Centers are eligible to apply.|
|Funding: ||Up to $150,000 is available. The grant available for each test center is based upon the size and activity of the test center.|
||Funds must be used in any or all of the following areas if needed.
- Non-Instructional Materials testing materials and office supplies/equipment.
- Staffing for both Regular and Special Accommodation needs non salaried staff only (Consultants with hourly rate).
|Project Duration: ||Upon Approval - 6/30/2017|
|Program Unit: ||Adult and Community Learning Services HSE Office|
|Contacts: ||Tom Mechem email@example.com|
|Phone Number: ||(781) 338-6621|
|Date Due: ||Friday November 30, 2016|
Proposals must be received at the Department by 5:00 p.m. on the date due.
Part I General Program Unit Signature Page (Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grants)
Part II Budget Detail Pages (Include both pages.)
Part III Required Program Information
Attachment 1: HSE Test Centers and Amounts
Submit two (2) sets, each with the original signature (in blue ink) of the College President/Superintendent/Executive Director/Authorized Signatory. (No faxes will be accepted.)
Ruth E. Derfler
Director, HSE Testing/HSE State Administrator
Massachusetts Department of
Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906