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Applicants: Criteria used to review each grant application are listed in the left column. Please reference this document as you prepare your grant application to ensure that you receive the highest possible score.
Criteria Point Value Points Awarded Comments
Project Abstract
In a concise explanation, please outline your overall project. This description should include an outline of the overall goals of the project, the connection to specific curriculum standards, how the project will be implemented and assessed.
1. Engaging introductory sentence 1
2. Project Description including grade level(s) and content area(s) involved 4
3. Project Goals 2
4. Summary of Standards 1
5. Implementation and assessment 2
Project Description and Timeline
The project description must describe, in detail, the project's goal(s) and purpose and how these will be achieved. Special attention must be paid to project implementation and timeline, impact within classrooms, school, district, and community as a whole. Detail must also be provided on assessments within the project both formative and summative for student work but also on overall success of project. Project description must also demonstrate how it can be connected to NHSTE's belief statements of: Learning is essential in our ever-changing world; Technology empowers teachers and learners; and NHSTE inspires, creates, and supports a culture of connected learners.
1. Project description and goal(s) explanation 15
3. Implementation plan and timeline 10
4. Impact within classrooms, school, district, and community 10
5. Ongoing and final assessment 15
6. Connection to NHSTE beliefs 10
Curriculum Standards Provide a list of specific standards that will be addressed based on the content and technology focus of the project. Be sure to separate standards based on content area and also based on phases of project, if applicable. 10
Common Core and/or National Standards 6
ISTE Standards for Students 2
ISTE Standards for Teachers 2
Capacity for Success Proposal will detail and define the abilities, expertise, knowledge and support of team members, administrators, community, and existing policies and procedure to conduct a successful and complete project. 30
1. Proposal defines the abilities and expertise of the individual team members with respect to collaboration and the ability to conduct a successful project. 6
2. Proposal identifies the role and knowledge of the administration, both within the school and at the district level, in respect to the project and its goals. 3
3. Proposal describes any structures, policies, and/or procedures already in place in school/district that support the project and its goals. 6
4. Proposal identifies and explains professional development needs of the team and includes a plan as to how these needs will be met. 6
5. Proposal indicates how project has been developed to be sustainable and how it can reach beyond the classroom(s) or school(s) directly involved in the project 6
6. Proposal indicates team member and school/district support with respect to biweekly posting to the NHSTE Blog, presenting the project at the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference, and participating in post-project evaluations for program improvement. 3
Itemized Budget
The itemized budget narrative must contain a justification of expenses regarding resources involved in the project. A minimum of $650 must used for team professional development; $150 is allocated for the Team Leader; remainder may not exceed $3200 for hardware and software. Create a Google Spreadsheet for the budget and share the link within the application.  Spreadsheet must be viewable by anyone who has the link.
1. Budget is complete and includes all required components and correct allocation of funds 15
2. Budget form is correctly shared 5
Total 130 Final score:

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