Across Ohio, districts and ESCs have been anxiously awaiting release of the final requirements and the subgrant RFP for ODE’s Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Great NEWS - it is now Open - and that brings even more questions. See the EnvisionEdPlus team is offering answers to many of… Continue reading ODE Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant – NOW Open (Deadline: March 25, 2020).
As a former social studies teacher who married an art teacher and raised an artist, a musician and a physical health specialist, I am thrilled with Ohio’s strategic plan for education Each Child Our Future. (Haven’t read it? check it out - it's awesome!) With this plan, Ohio is shifting the state’s focus from high… Continue reading Strategies, Resources and Funding to Educate the Whole Child
In July 2019, Ohio’s biennial budget included a $2 million appropriation for Ohio School Climate Grants. The Ohio Department of Education will have two grant cycles to distribute funds. This year’s Ohio School Climate grant is open. Grants must be submitted by March 12, 2020. Schools can anticipate another round of these funds to open… Continue reading School Climate Grants – Deadline March 12, 2020
Right before winter break, the Ohio Department of Education released the Innovative Workforce Incentive Program Implementation Grant, which has $4.5 million for this fiscal year to help schools establish qualifying industry credentialing programs. Given Ohio’s new graduation requirements, this is a very important grant for high schools, but some folks might have missed the announcement… Continue reading Funds available for new industry credential programs
Each Child Our Future, Ohio's Strategic Plan for Education, hits the nail on the head with its whole child perspective. We know more and more Ohio students are facing poverty and other adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), which cause barriers to learning. In the last 10 years, Ohio has seen a 37% increase in childhood poverty. … Continue reading Supporting ADULTS so each YOUTH Thrives