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Grants

2018-19 approved state, federal and miscellaneous grants for Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES.

School Library System (Categorical Aid for Automation)

$9,422. To provide component district library media specialists with training and on-site/remote support as they utilize the Horizon library automation system. (Code F803)

Target Field Trip Grant

$700. To provide career and professions explorations for veterinary technician students. (Code F821)

High School Equivalency (HSE) Testing Grant

$2,842. To provide residents of the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Testing Service Area (TSA) opportunities to access the HSE exam, as well as to continue HSE testing services at the Fulton and Montgomery Correctional Facilities. (Code F830)

Agriculture Education Incentive Grant

$2,500. To support the improvement of instruction or program improvements in agriculture education. (Code F831)

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title 2- Adult Education & Literacy

$100,000. To provide classes and Distance Learning opportunities to targeted populations who are in need of literacy and numeracy skills, English language development and workforce preparedness. (Code F832)

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title 2 – Welfare Education Program (WEP) Amsterdam Literacy Zone

$125,000. To close the achievement gap in urban and rural communities of concentrated poverty and high concentrations of families and individuals with limited literacy or English language proficiency. To provide a systemic focus on meeting the literacy needs of communities, from birth through adults. (Code F833)

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title 2 – Welfare Education Program (WEP) Gloversville Literacy Zone

$125,000. To close the achievement gap in urban and rural communities of concentrated poverty and high concentrations of families and individuals with limited literacy or English language proficiency. To provide a systemic focus on meeting the literacy needs of communities, from birth through adults. (Code F834)

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title 2- ESOL/CIVICS

$300,000. To provide targeted populations with classes that focus on integrated English-language acquisition and civics education. (Code F836)

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title 2- Incarcerated Students

$250,000. To provide civics, financial and health literacy classes to incarcerated students. (Code F837)

Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE TASC)

$225,591. To support districts in the three-county region designated by NYSED’s VESID (Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities) as needing assistance or improvement in one or more of the State Performance Plan Indicators; providing resources, information, consultation, coaching, and staff development related to the education of students with disabilities. (Code F889)

VATEA II, Basic Grant (Perkins IV)

$167,287. To initiate, improve, expand and modernize Career and Technical Education programs. (Code F890)

School Library System

$141,346. To organize and operate the shared regional library automation system, provide professional development, and foster cooperative ventures among component districts. (Code F891)

Grand Total Grants:

$1,449,688

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