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Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program: Stepping-up Technology Implementation (Funding Opportunity)

Deadline to apply: March 6, 2023 

The Department of Education (ED) seeks to fund an applicant who will establish and operate projects that achieve, at a minimum, the following outcomes: 

  • Improved literacy instruction based on the science of reading for English Learners (ELs) with and at risk for disabilities through proven strategies that effectively integrate an existing accessible technology-based tool or approach, that is based on at least promising evidence 

  • Increased educators' use and knowledge of technology to deliver effective literacy instruction based on the science of reading for ELs with or at risk for disabilities through professional learning and coaching 

  • Increased educator collaboration and professional learning opportunities to use technology to improve literacy outcomes of ELs with and at risk for disabilities and to engage families to support their child's learning in the classroom and at home 

  • Improved engagement in literacy instruction and self-regulated learning opportunities leading to improved reading achievement for ELs with and at risk for disabilities 

  • Improved alignment of technology-enhanced instruction with existing curricula, State standards, and school initiatives 

  • Improved parent/family-teacher partnerships to use technology in improving literacy outcomes for ELs by using effective engagement strategies (e.g., recognizing multilingualism and multiculturalism as an asset) 

Learn more and apply.