GEORGIA EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CONSORTIUM

INNOVATION GRANT

Deadline for submitting Grant Application: September 14.

 

Grant Recipient Announcement: October 5.

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WHO ARE INNOVATION GRANTS FOR?

The opportunity to apply for an Innovation Grant was open to all Georgia teachers, media specialists, counselors, or any combination of persons within a school setting.

Mission

The Georgia Educational Technology Consortium (GaETC) offers technology innovation grants to elementary, middle, and high school teachers in Georgia. Funding is given to “innovative technology projects that enhance the teaching and learning to improve student outcomes.”

Funding Priority

The opportunity to apply for a Technology Innovation Grant is open to elementary, middle and high school teachers, media specialists, counselors, or any combination of persons within a school setting in Georgia.

Amount

The Georgia Educational Technology Consortium will award five Innovation Grants of $3000 each to support technology-based projects to elementary, middle, and high school teachers in Georgia.

2019 WINNERS

Richard White Grant – “Putting the TEAM in STEAM”

In this project, students would have an opportunity to learn about sound and video engineering through making videos using our green screen and then using the grant purchased video/sound mixer to edit and perfect it. Those who were more interested in music would be...

K. C. Revere – “Virtual REALity”

The project will focus on enhancing instructional delivery through the use of Virtual Reality (VR) headsets in Science classes. Science teachers will utilize VR headsets to provide students with experiences that feel like actual life experiences. Experiences through...

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APPLICATION DETAILS
  • Applications and supporting documentation will be available at www.gaetc.org on July 1.
  • Application Deadline: September 14.
  • Grant Recipient Announcement: October 5.
  • Only complete applications conforming to the specified guideline format, and requirements will be evaluated and eligible for funding.
  • All completed grant applications should be submitted on or before the deadline.
  • After successful submission of the online application, the applicant will receive an electronic confirmation receipt immediately. If the applicant does not receive an electronic confirmation receipt, please email Paulina Kuforiji at grants@gaetc.org.
  • Innovation Grants will be judged and scored based on the published rubric.
  • Applicants must agree to implement the approved grant initiative and expend all awarded funds before January 1, 2020.
  • Grant recipients are expected to make a presentation during the 2020 Georgia Educational Technology Conference.

Questions regarding the grant should be directed to Paulina Kuforiji at grants@gaetc.org.