REMINDER: The New York State Teacher of the Year Program is now Accepting Applications for the 2023 Teacher of the Year
- Join us in recognizing and celebrating our outstanding teachers.
- The Teacher of the Year, chosen annually, is an exemplary educator who serves as an ambassador for New York State teachers and will be the state’s nominee for National Teacher of the Year.
- Additional information including how to nominate a teacher and/or submit an application may be found at New York State Teacher of the Year.
- The application deadline is February 1, 2022.
- Questions may be directed to the Office of Curriculum & Instruction at 518-474-5922 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
REMINDER: The Louis E. Yavner Teaching and Citizen Awards is now Accepting Applications for the 2021-22 School Year
- The Louis E. Yavner Teaching Award recognizes an elementary or secondary, public, and nonpublic school teacher in New York State who has made outstanding contributions to education about the Holocaust and other violations of human rights.
- The Louis E. Yavner Citizen Award was established to honor Holocaust survivors, scholars of the Holocaust and human rights issues, and self-taught experts who help to educate students about these difficult topics.
- Additional information including how to submit an application may be found at Curriculum and Instruction Awards & Scholarships.
- The application deadline has been extended to February 4, 2022.
- Questions may be directed to the Office of Curriculum & Instruction at 518-474-5922 or email@example.com.
NYSED Funding Opportunity: American Rescue Plan - Homeless Children and Youth Technical Assistance Center (reissue)
- The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has reissued a Request for Proposals (RFP) # 22-014a regarding a Homeless Children and Youth Technical Assistance Center.
- RFP #22-014a is posted to P-12 Competitive Procurement Contracts
- All bids are due by 3:00 PM Eastern Time on March 10, 2022.
- Questions relative to this RFP must be sent to ARPHomeless@nysed.gov no later than the close of business on February 10, 2022. A questions and answers summary will be posted here by February 24, 2022.
- For additional information, please review the full Request for Proposals document.
FCC's AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM - INTERNET SUBSIDY FOR QUALIFYING FAMILIES
- The Affordable Care Program (ACP) was created to help households struggling to pay for internet service.
- All families approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) in 2019-2020, 2020-2021, or 2021-2022 school year are eligible for this program.
- ACP provides a monthly discount for broadband service of up to $30/month, or up to $75/month for households on qualifying Tribal lands.
- For more information and resources to share with families, please visit the FCC’s ACP Website. Materials are available in multiple languages.
- Please share this message with guidance counselors, school-home coordinators, and outreach staff.
- The NYS Library is also hosting an ACP "Train-the-Trainer" program, which will provide turnkey information on how to help others apply for this program. Information and Registration can be found on the New York State Library’s website.