FY13 Fiscal & Programmatic Monitoring

Update ~ Target date for Scope of Work revised to October 1st

The revised target date for the completion and submission of a detailed LEA Scope of Work and grant fiscal application for eligible, participating Race to the Top LEAs is October 1st .

We recognize the challenges associated with summer and transitioning into the new school year and want to ensure that all Race to the Top Participating LEAs are successful in accessing their allocated funding.

Arizona’s Final Grant Allocations ~ Race to the Top Participating LEAs  New!

For participating LEAs interested in joining a consortium for Race to the Top, please contact your local Regional Center or local County School Superintendent’s Office. They can provide you with information regarding potential options for joining a Race to the Top grant consortium in your County or Region.

Additional information on next steps, to include links to technical assistance materials and a schedule of regionally-based technical assistance sessions and statewide webinars, will be available soon.

Important Quick links: Student-Teacher-Course Connection Resources
Click here for Student-Teacher-Course Connection Webinars

Arizona Student-Teacher-Course Connection Project: Q & A Webinar on May 15th

Please join the ADE
Student-Teacher-Course Connection Project Team
for a Q&A follow-up to the
May 3rd Statewide Roll-out Webinar

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:   https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/597636734

The Project Team will provide an update on the project as well as an overview of the feedback from LEAs that have signed up for the CourseWalk Early Adopter program. An open Q&A session for participants will follow.

Attendees are encouraged to submit questions prior to the webinar at stconnection@azed.gov.

Title: The Arizona Student-Teacher-Course Connection Project: Q & A Webinar

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM MST (Phoenix, AZ)

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the

For information about the Student-Teacher-Course Connection, please visit our website at http://www.azed.gov/racetothetop/stc/.  The May 3rd Overview Webinar is available, along with many resources.

System Requirements:

For PC users:

  • Windows® 7, Vista, 2003 server or XP
  • Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Chrome 5.0 or newer (JavaScript enabled. Java 1.6 or higher highly recommended.)
  • Internet connection with cable modem, DSL or better recommended
  • Dual core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with at least 2 GB of RAM recommended

For Mac users:

  • Mac OS® X 10.7 (Lion®), Mac OS® X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®) or Mac OS® X 10.5 (Leopard®)
  • Safari 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Chrome 5.0 or newer (JavaScript enabled. Java 1.6 or higher highly recommended.)
  • Internet connection with cable modem, DSL or better recommended
  • Intel processor with 1 GB of RAM or more recommended

For iPad®, iPhone® and iPod® touch attendees:

  • iPad® 1 or newer, iPhone® 3GS or newer, iPod® touch (3rd generation) or newer
  • iOS® 4.2 or newer
  • Internet connection (WiFi recommended for VoIP)
  • Free GoToMeeting App from the App Store

For Android attendees:

  • Android 2.2 or higher
  • 1 Ghz CPU or higher recommended
  • WiFi or 3G connection (WiFi recommended)
  • Free GoToMeeting App from the Google Play Store

Note: Attendees on devices that use CDMA and do not allow simultaneous data and voice sharing must be connected to the Internet from a WiFi network to dial in using the same device they use to join the meeting. Otherwise, they will be disconnected from GoToMeeting. Attendees on devices that use GSM can simultaneously share data and voice seamlessly.

  • For the best audio experience, a headset recommended.

To use a microphone and speakers (VoIP):

  • A fast broadband connection with 384 kbps or more recommended
  • Microphone and speakers with a USB headset recommended

For more information about mobile devices availability and troubleshooting, click here.

Arizona Student-Teacher-Course Connection: Statewide Roll-Out Overview Webinar on May 3rd

May 3rd Student-Teacher-Course Connection Overview Webinar

For more information, see Student-Teacher-Course Connection Resources at http://www.azed.gov/racetothetop/stc/stcresources/.