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LEA Look Forward for June 26 - July 2, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

View the LEA Look Forward for June 26 - July 2, 2019.

In this issue...

2019-20 Start of School Campaign

  • Register Today! 2019 Start of School Make-Up Summit
  • Complete the 2019 Start of School Summit Follow-Up Survey  (reminder)
  • Transportation Online Tool for Education (TOTE) Training  (reminder)


  • DCTAG has Money for College - Applications Due July 1
  • New Training: Federal Grants Administrative Rules under the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)
  • 2019-20 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Applications - Due Aug. 30
  • OSSE Releases the 2019-2021 School Garden Grant Request for Applications
  • Fall SAT School Day Bulk Registration and Timeline Information


  • FY20 Consolidated Application Webinar Series
  • 2019 DC Data Summit
  • Notice of Final Rulemaking: Chapter 75 Alternative Program Designation

On Friday, June 14, 2019, OSSE released a Notice of Final Rulemaking [updated], proposing a new chapter titled “Alternative Program” to Subtitle A “Office of the State Superintendent of Education” of Title 5 “Education” in the DC Municipal Regulations. This chapter sets forth the eligibility criteria for a school or specialized program within a school to be designated as an alternative education program and establishes the application process.
The final rulemaking can be found in the DC Register [updated] and on the OSSE website.

For LEAs applying for alternative program designation for the 2019-20 school year, the application can be found on the OSSE website and will close on Monday, July 15, 2019.
For more information or questions, please contact Byra Cole at [email protected].

  • Federal Grant Opportunities: School Climate, Violence Prevention
  • OSSE Releases the Healthy Tots Wellness Grant Request for Applications
  • College Board’s SAT School Day Coordinator Training
  • Second Supplemental Payment Receipt for Charter LEAs Now Available

Professional Development Opportunities

  • Special Topics in English Learner Programming July Webinar: English Learner Family Engagement Practices
  • High Leverage Practices for Teacher Leaders
  • Foundational SIOP Training to Improve Academic Outcomes for English Learners
  • Fall 2019 Biology Content Fellowship
  • Essential Understandings for Learning and Teaching about American Indians: Creating a Culturally Responsive Classroom  (reminder)
  • Harnessing Student Collaboration for School Discipline  (reminder)

Dates to Remember