Innovative Approaches to Literacy Program
Applicant Technical Assistance Webinars
To assist applicants in preparing the application, and to respond to questions applicants may have about the application process, the Department will host three (3) technical assistance conference calls/webinar sessions, currently scheduled to occur during the following dates and times:
Recorded Technical Assistance Webinar for Prospective Applicants:
- Technical Assistance Webinar for Prospective Applicants (July 18, 2014):
Live Q&A Sessions:
- IAL FY 2014 Q&A 1: Applicant Technical Assistance; Wednesday, June 25, 2014; 3:00 pm EDT: https://educate.webex.com/educate/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=746942724
- IAL FY 2014 Q&A 2: Applicant Technical Assistance; Tuesday, July 1, 2014; 1:00 pm EDT: https://educate.webex.com/educate/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=742097472
Prior to participating in the technical assistance webinars, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the guidance on logic models` included below.
Interested applicants will need to register for each opportunity. To register, please click on one of the links above. Space will be limited to the first 175 registrants, so application teams should plan to call in groups. The June 18th webinar has been recorded and made available above. Applicants will need to view this recording or attend the June 18th session live in order to effectively participate in the Q&A Sessions. If you have questions, please contact an individual listed as contacts in the FAQs section of this instructions package.
- ED’s Regional Education Laboratories (RELs) offer resources on logic models, including a webinar recording and logic model maker software.
- On June 23, 2014, REL Pacific will provide IAL applicants with additional assistance on logic models. The webinar is free and will walk participants through logic models and how to use the logic model software developed by the REL. Please visit https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/511698382.
- The What Works Clearinghouse Procedures and Standards Handbook (Version 3.0, March 2014) includes information concerning levels of evidence and evaluation.
- State SIG applications and a list of these schools are available at Department's School Improvement Grant Web site.
- LEA eligibility under the Small Rural School Achievement program or the Rural and Low-Income School program authorized under Title VI, Part B of the ESEA is available at the Department’s Rural Education Achievement Program Web site.
- For Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates for school districts for the most recent income year, please see the Eligibility page of the IAL Web site.