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Follow the Money: Uncovering Funds for Your Language Program
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presented by David DeSchryver, Co-Director and Senior Vice President of Education Policy at Whiteboard Advisors
Sponsored by Rosetta Stone
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Given continued economic uncertainties, federal funding cuts, and slow growth for state and local governments, funding new educational programs may seem impossible—but it isn’t. Finding the means in these challenging times is absolutely possible.
Join us for an informational edWebinar focused on identifying funding streams for K-12 ELL and world language programs. Hear perspectives and insights on funding streams in K-12 education from David DeSchryver, Co-Director and Senior Vice President of Education Policy at Whiteboard Advisors.
Funding sources discussed include:
- Title I (formula grant for supplemental funds targeted for at-risk or failing students)
- Title III (English proficiency programs for LEP students)
- Title IV (community learning centers providing academic enrichment opportunities to complement academics)
- State general funds
- Private grants
This recorded event will leave you with a better understanding of available funds aligned to language learning and of strategies for sourcing the funds your language program needs. Educators and program, school, and district leaders will benefit from watching this edWebinar.
About the Presenter
David DeSchryver, Co-Director and Senior Vice President of Education Policy at Whiteboard Advisors, focuses on complex market research and analysis on emerging markets in the education and corporate training sector. His recent writing includes Beyond Bootcamps (2015), which was commissioned by General Assembly and Accelerating Change, a study of policy and fiscal drivers for the adult education market commissioned by Digital Promise. David has been part of a wide range of cutting-edge education issues over his 20-year career.
He helped state policymakers understand and craft their own charter school laws in the 1990s. He was an early employee of SchoolNet during the pioneering days of “data-driven-decision making,” helping to build the K-12 learning management systems market in the early 2000s. As an attorney at the national education law firm of Brustein & Manasevit, he represented state educational agencies and local educational agencies on federal fiscal, procurement, and policy strategy and compliance matters during the heydays of No Child Left Behind and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. David frequently presents on his work and experiences at national conferences, including the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (NAFEPA) and its state affiliates.
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Rosetta Stone Inc. provides cutting-edge interactive technology that is changing the way the world learns languages. The company’s proprietary learning techniques—acclaimed for their power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in everyone—are used by schools, businesses, government organizations and millions of individuals around the world. Rosetta Stone offers courses in 30 languages, from the most commonly spoken (like English, Spanish and Mandarin) to the less prominent (including Swahili, Swedish and Tagalog). The company’s core belief is that learning to speak a language should be a natural and instinctive process, and that interactive technology can activate the language immersion method powerfully for learners of any age.