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DC Career Academy Network (DC CAN) Continuation Application


Monday, June 18, 2018

Funding Opportunity Title: DC Career Academy Network (DC CAN)
Announcement Type: Continuation

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Postsecondary & Career Education Division, through its Career Education Development unit, invites the submission of applications for continued funding for career-themed academies that are currently a part of the DC Career Academy Network (DC CAN). The DC CAN vision is to create one cohesive network of career academies within all public high schools in the District of Columbia. Its mission is to reshape Washington, DC’s workforce by effectively preparing District students for college and careers through the use of the NAF educational design, i.e. academy development & structure; curriculum & instruction; advisory board, and work-based learning.

Funding Opportunity Purpose: The purpose of this grant is to provide continued funds to support the ongoing operation of academies within the DC CAN.

Ultimately, this funding will support strategies identified within the District of Columbia’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Strategic Plan by preparing students to succeed in college and the District’s most promising career sectors: http://osse.dc.gov/publication/career-and-technical-education-cte-strategic-plan.

Pre-Application Conference: Applicants are required to attend a mandatory pre-application conference prior to grant submission. The pre-application conference will be held at OSSE. Absence from this conference may impact the applicant’s eligibility to apply.

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018
  • 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • OSSE – 1050 First St. NE, Mary Church Terrell (Room 324)

To ensure that all parties understand the terms and conditions of the grant, the pre-application conference for DC CAN Continuation will be merged into a professional development session. The following individuals are required: the individual completing the application; the academy staff; the individual responsible for submitting reimbursement requests.

RSVPs to the pre-application conference are due by 3 p.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018. Participants should confirm their attendance. RSVP

Applications Due: Applicants must submit the application through EGMS by 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. OSSE will not accept or review applications submitted at or after 3:01 p.m. on Aug. 6, 2018.


Related Content: DC Career Academy Network (DC CAN)