GEORGIA EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CONSORTIUM

INNOVATION GRANT

The application deadline was September 16, 2022

Grant Recipient Announcement will be October 7, 2022

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.

2022 WINNERS

Sarah Sansbury-Reading Alive through Augmented Reality!

The integration of engaging augmented reality & 3D-model creation with literacy units to build content knowledge & increase reading comprehension—in hopes of reducing the achievement gap of economically-disadvantaged students historically scoring low in...

Darcel Hogans-Oculus and VR…Bringing the Classroom to Life!

Having a class set of Oculus devices will provide students of all levels and backgrounds to be involved in the curriculum and have the same opportunity to experience and comprehend their learning in a more immersive, interactive, and exciting way. Darcel Hogans...

Amy Hudson-Mobile Green Screen/Animation Recording Studio

The overall purpose of the proposed project is to use green screen and animation technology to provide students with opportunities to find their voices and to creatively communicate their ideas about their study of National Parks in meaningful ways to a variety of...

Gretchen Hollingsworth-Making STEAM!

Solar Fashion PBL is an initiative that allows students to explore how fashion can be a functional use of solar power. Students will construct dye-sensitized solar cells to power small electronics and integrate these cells into clothing designs to be marketed and sold...

Ivy Carnes-Dash Into Coding!

Wonder Workshop Dash provides students with hands-on learning of basic to advanced coding. Students will use the Dash robots and iPads to learn how to create and use algorithms to complete tasks using the app, Blockly. Students will collaborate and problem-solve with...

Details

APPLICATION DETAILS
  • Applications and supporting documentation will be available at www.gaetc.org April 1.
  • Application Deadline: September 16.
  • Grant Recipient Announcement: October 7. 
  • 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, 2023.
  • Grant recipients are expected to make a presentation during the following Georgia Educational Technology Conference.

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