Description: The second of two information sessions providing guidance to states submitting applications for the 2010 SPDG Competition. The sessions are framed around the seven narrative sections and other priority requirements of the competitive application. Different sections were highlighted in each session.
Agenda Topics and Powerpoint Files
Overview of SPDG Competition (PPT). Jennifer Coffey, OSEP Project Officer
Involving Stakeholders in your Initiatives and Collaborating with Institutes of Higher Learning (PPT). Jon Dyson, Rhode Island Director. In determining the significance of the proposed project, the Secretary considers the likelihood that the proposed project will result in system change or improvement.
Significance Section (PPT). Jennifer Coffey, OSEP Project Officer
Using Technology to Work More Efficiently (PPT). Wilma Jozwiak, New York SPDG. Project Design: The extent to which the proposed activities constitute a coherent, sustained program of training in the field.
Project Design Section (PPT). Jennifer Coffey, OSEP Project Officer
Maintaining the Quality of the Management Plan: TN SIG to SPDG (PPT). Chithra Perumal & Donna Parker, Tennessee SPDG. Quality of the Management Plan: How the applicant will ensure that a diversity of perspectives are brought to bear in the operation of the proposed project, including those of parents, teachers, the business community, a variety of disciplinary and professional fields, recipients or beneficiaries of services or others, as appropriate.
Quality of the Management Plan Criteria (PPT). Jennifer Coffey, OSEP Project Officer
Working with the Evaluator (PPT). Brent Garrett (KY, MS, NH, VT SPDG Evaluator) Project Evaluation: The extent to which the methods of evaluation will provide performance feedback and permit periodic assessment of progress toward achieving intended outcomes. Additional Resource: REACH MS Professional Development Activities Report (PDF)
Planning for a Good Evaluation (PPT). Rebecca Walker, Connecticut SPDG Evaluator. Project Evaluation: The extent to which the methods of evaluation are thorough, feasible, and appropriate to the goals, objectives and outcomes of the proposed project.
Logic Model and Project Evaluation Critieria (PPT). Pat Gonzalez, OSEP Project Officers