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No Child Left Behind - Title II-D
Enhancing Education Through Technology

Department Awards Grants to Research Open Education Resources in English/Language Arts and Career and Technical Education

Elementary and Secondary Education Act - No Child Left Behind
Title IID Enhancing Education Through Technology
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

The Department of Education has made the first grants under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) following the guidelines of Title IID Enhancing Education Through Technology.

The grants were awarded in response to a request for proposals for school administrative units to research and identify for the identification of open educational resources (OER) to support the integration of technology in teaching and learning in two of the nine Content Areas of the Maine Learning Results (MLR). The SAUs are responsible for creating teams of teachers from each of the superintendents regions as well as institutes of higher education and related professional organizations.

RSU 58 was awarded a $50,000 the grant for researching OER materials in English Language Arts. RSU88/SAD24 has been awarded the grant for researching OER materials in Career and Technical Education.

Sandra Schniepp is the contact for the work in English/Language Arts at RSU 58 in Rangeley. Her phone number is 207-265-4132 or email

Charlis Sullivan, Director of Adult Education in MSAD 24, is coordinating the work in Career and Technical Education. She can be contacted at to Adult Ed office 207-868-5758 or by email at


Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI) staff presented a webinar regarding evaluation and the NCLBA Titled IID/ARRA RFPs on 12/17/09. A recording of the presentation is available for viewing - Link to Evaluation Webinar
The PowerPoint presentation shown during the webinar is available for downloading - Link to Presentation from Webinar 12/17/09

IID NCLBA Title IID ARRA Competitive Grant RFP Questions and Answers

Sample RFP Narrative Format

NCLBA TItle IID ARRA Stimulas Grant Information and RFP
Posted 11/25/09

IID Stimulus Information Update Posted 6/10/09

Information Session - Webinar Recordings

There was Question and Answer/Grant Writing Sessions on December 2, 2009. The first proposal, focused on statewide professional development was addressed. Click here to listen to a recording of the webcast.

The second proposal, researching OER materials for seven contents areas was addressed in a Question and Answer/Grant Writing Session. at 2:00PM that can be accessed on the web at Click here to listen to a recording of that webcast.

Jeff Mao, Learning Technology Policy Director
Dennis Kunces, Title IID Formula Grant Manager, and
Bob McIntire, Title IID Competitive Grant Manager

FY 10 School year 2009-10 IID Regular & Stimulus Formula Grant Amounts  Revised & posted 7/10/09 dck