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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs: FY2018

Teacher Externship Planning
Fund Code: 694

Purpose: To enable the Workforce Development Boards to provide high school teachers with externships at business locations in their region that are in industries struggling with skill gaps and talent pipeline issues to improve teacher instruction and increase their knowledge of these industries

Priorities: Teacher placement in organizations that are experiencing a shortage of qualified applicants in industries that offer promising careers for students of the Commonwealth

Eligibility: The 16 Workforce Development Boards

Funding Type: State Trust - New Skills for Youth (NSFY) - 7010-1604

Funding: $64,000 from NSFY Fund

Funding is contingent upon availability. All dollar amounts listed are estimated/approximate and are subject to change. If more funding is to become available it will be distributed under the same guideline as listed in the initial RFP document.

Fund Use: Staffing and related costs for Employer outreach and recruitment

Project Duration: Upon Approval – 6/30/2018

Program Unit: Office for College, Career, and Technical Education

Contact: Shailah Stewart

Phone Number: (781) 338-3904

Date Due: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Proposals must be received at the Department by 5:00 p.m. on the date due.

Required Forms:
Download Word Document
Part I - General - Program Unit Signature Page - (Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grants)
Download Excel Document
Part II - Budget Detail Pages (Include both pages.)
Download Word Document
Part III - Required Program Information

Submission Instructions: Email to charrington@doe.mass.edu by no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2018 the following:

  • Budget Excel Workbook

  • Part III - Required Program Information

  • A PDF of a printer, signed, and scanned Part I Signature Page

Awarded Recipients: Upon award, recipients will be required to enter the approved budget and attach the Part I and III in EdGrants. Once selected, recipients will be contacted with further instructions on the process.



Last Updated: February 14, 2018
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