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Digital Learning and Professional Development

2022-2023 Digital Learning Coach Mini Grant

The 2022-2023 Digital Learning Coach Mini Grant is open for applications until Wednesday, September 14. This grant is open to anyone who spends at least half of their contracted time in a digital learning coaching role at an Indiana public school, public school corporation, or public charter school. The grant will allow a coach and their school or corporation to design a plan specifically for the digital learning coach to increase the capacity of that individual in serving their local school or corporation. The grant funds, up to $5,000, can be used to support one or more of the following strands:

  • Virtual Instruction
  • Digital Integration Coaching Cycles or Models
  • Learning Recovery Efforts and Best Practices for Virtual Instruction
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Important Dates

  • Grant Opens: Friday, August 26
  • Grant Support Session: Noon ET on Friday, September 2
  • Grant Application Deadline: 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, September 14
  • Grant Award Notification: Friday, October 21
  • Grant End Date: July 31, 2023
  • Grant Reimbursements Due: September 29, 2023

Digital Learning Grant

The Fall 2022 Digital Learning Grant was open for applications through Wednesday, August 17. This grant awards school corporations the opportunity to lead and support work that is focused on the following areas:

  • Building teacher capacity and learning for high-quality blended and online learning instructional practices and strategies, as outlined in the Educator Standards for Blended and Online Learning;
  • Strengthening teacher capacity and learning of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) instructional strategies to support blended and online learning;
  • Implementing strategies to address data presented by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) on the academic impact of COVID-19 learning disruptions, specifically for the most impacted student populations in current blended and online learning environments (e.g., ethnically and racially diverse, special education, and English learner students); and
  • Purchasing and implementing technology tools directly related to the above priorities.

Important Dates

  • Grant Opens: Friday, July 29
  • Grant Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 17, at 5 p.m. ET
  • Grant Award Notification: Friday, September 23
  • Grant End Date: July 31, 2023

Grant Reimbursements Due: September 29, 2023

Summer of Learning

The fourteen Summer of Learning conferences offered educators opportunities to connect with innovative, technology enhanced pedagogy related to accelerated learning, STEM, literacy, digital learning, and more. The fourteen conference host sites were selected through the Summer of Learning grant process. The Summer of Learning conferences may have ended, but the learning has not. Throughout September and October, the conferences will share favorite sessions in the Indiana Learning Lab during Summer of Learning Encore LIVE. View this flyer for more details.

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