GEORGIA EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CONSORTIUM

INNOVATION GRANT
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WHO ARE INNOVATION GRANTS FOR?

The opportunity to apply for an Innovation Grant is 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.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Melinda Mauter – “Getting STEAMy with Specdrums!”

It’s time to get STEAMy in the Orchestra room with Specdrums!  App-connected rings that turn color into sound, Specdrums give students the opportunity to create, explore, and connect with Music on any surface available.  Inside or outside, regardless of where they...

Beth M Haynes – “A View from the Future”

Louisville Middle School would like to include a Drone Curriculum as part of an elective class (Audio Visual and Outdoor Classroom). This curriculum would entail a number of projects ranging from filming sporting events/practices, creating positive promotional videos...

Hannah Odom – “Body Systems Models”

The purpose of this problem based learning experience will be for students to understand the importance of each body system individually and as a whole towards the maintenance of homeostasis within the human body. We will first begin this learning experience by...

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APPLICATION DETAILS
  • Applications and supporting documentation will be available at www.gaetc.org on July 1, 2019.
  • Application Deadline: September 14, 2019.
  • Grant Recipient Announcement: October 5, 2019.
  • 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.