New Jersey Department of Education

Expanding Access to Computer Science Education: Professional Learning-Competitive

Division: Academics and Performance
Office: STEM


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Purpose: The Expanding Access for Computer Science Professional Learning grant is a 100 percent FY20 state funded initiative intended to expand access and opportunities for educators to participate in high-quality professional learning experiences in computer science (CS) education by establishing programs at New Jersey-based Intuitions of Higher Education (IHE) to accomplish the following outcome: Establish a network of CS hubs at geographically distributed New Jersey-based IHEs to provide high-quality professional learning opportunities to K-12 educators at all stages of their careers and promote the expansion of CS education at partner school districts. High-quality educators are a prerequisite to fulfilling the promise of equitable access to high-quality computer science education for all K-12 students. This grant program is open to NJ 2 and 4 year IHEs in partnership with at least 3 LEAs; one of which must be eligible to receive Title I funds. This is a 17-month grant program. Applicants may apply for up to $265,000.

Eligible Agencies: 2 year and 4 year NJ Institutions of Higher Education

Approximate Number of Awards: 3 Grant Program Type: Competitive
Total Amt. Available: $795,000 Application Due Date: 12/17/2019

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