Educational Technology Training Grants

Educational Technology Training Grants - FY 2018

In FY18 the Wisconsin Department of Administration awarded approximately $1.5M in TEACH Educational Technology Training Grants to 27 consortiums comprised of 201 eligible rural school districts. Funds awarded enabled hundreds of Wisconsin teachers to be trained on the use of educational technology. The TEACH Educational Technology Training Grants funded over 1,300 technology based training events.

Eligibility Requirements (See Eligible Districts List below.):

2018 TEACH Educational Technology Training Grants are available to a consortium of school districts if all of the following apply:

a) The consortium consists of 3 or more school districts.

b) Each school district's membership in the previous school year divided by that school district's area in square miles is 13 or less.

c) The consortium applies for a grant.

Maximum Award Calculation:

  • For each school district in the consortium that had a membership of less than 750 pupils in the previous year, $7,500.

  • For each school district in the consortium that had a membership of 750 pupils to 1,500 pupils in the previous year, $10 multiplied by the school district's membership in the previous year.

  • For each school district in the consortium that had a membership of more thank 1,500 pupils in the previous year $15,000.

Fiscal Agent Responsibility:

Each grant consortium is required to designate a fiscal agent for financial administration of the grant. The fiscal agent will be responsible for the following:

  • Coordinate the collection of all grant submission documents, including budget detail for each consortium member, to be made on behalf of the consortium to meet all deadlines.

  • Complete the application on behalf of the consortium and complete the application certification statement that all of the application components are included and the proposed expenditure items are eligible.

  • Notify consortium districts of their grant award status and designated amount to include any necessary planning to readjust budget if award amount is pro-rated.

  • Coordinate collection and submission of any information necessary in the event of an audit.

  • Coordinate, prepare and submit required financial and program reports.

  • Provide for reimbursement of expenditures to consortium members.

  • Maintain documentation of grant activities, including expenditures, according to grant award.

Eligible Districts: FY18 Eligible Districts.pdf


Although the grant program will be listed in the Department of Administration's Annual Inventory of State Funded Grants/Programs, it will not be assigned a State ID since it will not be included in the scope of a single audit.

WUFAR Codes:

Please see the Department of Public Instruction's (DPI's) website for WUFAR Codes.

Application Due Date: October 6, 2017

Grant Awards: FY18 Training Awards.pdf

Grant Period: July 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018

Reimbursement Due Dates:

Note: Consortia who miss submitting reimbursement claims for a specific period may submit claims up until the due date of the final request for reimbursement claims, which is October 30, 2018.

Event PeriodDue Date
July 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018February 28, 2018
February 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018June 30, 2018
June 1, 2018 – August 31, 2018 – FINAL REQUEST

October 30, 2018

(All reimbursement requests must be submitted to DOA - TEACH by October 30, 2018.)

Frequently Asked Questions: FAQs.pdf

We've compiled a list of frequently asked questions. However, if you need clarification on one of these questions or have a different question, contact TEACH - or 608-261-5054. It is our pleasure to serve you.

Budget Transfers:

2018 TEACH Teacher Technology Training Grantees may transfer awarded funds amongst their district's approved teaching events upon approval by TEACH. Consortia Fiscal Agents should contact the TEACH Grants Administrator for details.

Grant & Reimbursement Process Flow: App-Reimb Flowchart.pdf

Additional Resources:

​For more information, please contact the TEACH Grants Administrator, or 608-261-5054.