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Oklahoma Educational Technology Trust

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Purpose

The mission of the Oklahoma Educational Technology Trust (OETT) is to equip Oklahoma common school and Career Tech students with the technology and technological skills necessary to compete in the global marketplace. The Trust provides funds for computer and telecommunications equipment, infrastructure, leadership and professional development to implement and advance integration of technology into classroom instruction. AT&T Oklahoma provided $30 million in initial funding for the Trust in 2001.

Contact(s)

Susan Graves
Executive Director
2932 N.W. 122nd, Ste D
Oklahoma City, OK  73120
(405) 488-1450
(877) 689-7726
www.oett.org/

Financial Criteria

  • None

Eligibility

  • All schools and/or districts whose superintendents and/or administrators have completed K20 Leadership are eligible to apply for FY16 OETT technology grant awards unless the specific school/district is a previous grant recipient.

AT Services Provided/Covered

  • No AT services provided or covered

AT Devices Provided/Covered

  • Computers & Related

Application Process

  • The OETT annually establishes a grant timeline that begins in December. The timeline includes:
    • official grant announcement;
    • grant application deadline; and
    • grant recipient notification.
  • Grant application guidelines and submission are located on the website at: www.oett.org/

Pieces of the Puzzle

  • Each OETT grant awardee will receive a maximum of $40,000, which includes technology equipment and up to $4,000 in staff release time, plus over $25,000 of professional development provided by the K20 Center at the University of Oklahoma.
  • The Trust shall be operated for the exclusive benefit of the common and Career Tech schools and the funds distributed from the Trust shall not be applied for any administrative or salary expenses of any Oklahoma educational institution.
  • The OETT grant can be used to purchase assistive technology to be used by special education students.