Grants

AWARDED GRANT

TITLE

Race to the Top - Local Early Childhood Software System Upgrade Grant

OBJECTIVE

To assist school districts and/or Head Start programs in coordinating efforts related to the selection and implementation of software that enhances or upgrades current systems in place to meet and improve the data collection of early childhood information, and ensure that applicable staff is trained and assistance is provided to them throughout the grant period. These efforts are to improve local efficiencies as they transition towards reporting private protected early childhood child level data to MDE for improved understanding of children’s experiences prior to kindergarten in publicly funded settings.

AWARD TERM DATES

December 31, 2013 through November 30, 2015 and January 10, 2014 through November 30, 2015

FUNDING SOURCE

Federal CFDA - 84.412A, Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge

FUNDS AWARDED

$926,517.36

AWARDEES

Child Care Resource & Referral

Semcac

Three Rivers Community Action,Inc.

Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.

Technology and Information Educational Services (TIES)

PROGRAM CONTACT

Avisia Whiteman, Early Learning Services