The purpose of this federally funded Targeted grant is to support high school educator interns to gain valuable experience, compensation, and professional development in the education field while accelerating academic outcomes for K-8 students across the Commonwealth.
The priorities for the grant include but are not limited to:
Eligible applicants must be designated as a Connecting Activities leader at a MassHire Workforce Board and have experience in supporting the development of clear pathways to increasing teacher diversity and quality.
FederalCFDA # 84.425DCFDA # 84.425U
Grant awards for programming will be determined by the number of students projected to participate in HSSIEP.
Funding is contingent upon availability. All dollar amounts listed are estimated/approximate and are subject to change. If more funding becomes available, it will be distributed under the same guidelines that appear in this RFP document.
Applicants are advised to refer to the DESE Grants Management Procedural Manual.
Upon Approval – 8/31/2022
Office of College, Career, and Technical Education
Proposals must be uploaded to the EdGrants Portal by January 7, 2022
Part I — General — Program Unit Signature Page — (Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grants)
Part II — Budget Details
Part III — Application
Submit all required grant materials through EdGrants.
In EdGrants, districts are required to create and name the project. Please use the following naming convention for your "Applicant Project Name" in EdGrants:
FY22 (INSERT FUND CODE NUMBER) Applicant Name
All items listed under the required forms section of this RFP should be uploaded / attached in the Attachments List formlet of the Application Submission in EdGrants. This includes a signed / scanned PDF of Part I / Coversheet with Superintendent/Executive Director signature as well as Schedule A form, if applicable to your district. The final budget the applicant is requesting will be entered directly into EdGrants as part of the application submission process.
For Guidance Documents regarding EdGrants, visit EdGrants: User Guides and Information.
Please note: It is up to the district to determine who they want to add as EdGrants Front Office users in order to submit grant application as well as payment request information. Please review the EdGrants: User Security Controls to make informed decisions regarding assigning your district level users.
Last Updated: December 24, 2021
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