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Paul T. Spraggins State Initiative Grant Awards Announced!

January 24, 2019

The State Leadership Committee of the Council for Opportunity in Education is pleased to announce the winners of the Paul T. Spraggins State Initiative Grant for Winter/Spring 2019. Each of these successful grants will receive $500 from COE, with matching funds from their Regional Association.

  • Arkansas — To support an expansion of their professional development to include a webinar for new members and an in-person best practices training.
  • Central California — To support a TRIO Day Event.
  • Colorado — To support their TRIO Day Celebration.
  • Louisiana — To support the state‚Äôs Emerging Leadership Institute.
  • Michigan — To support the cost of Closing Achievement Gaps with Cultural Proficiency curriculum for members.
  • Montana — To support their Student Leadership Conference.
  • New Mexico — To support their TRIO Day Celebration.
  • New Jersey — To support their Emerging Leaders Institute Program.
  • New York — To support their Emerging Leaders Institute Program.

Copies of the award-winning proposals are available in the State Leadership Community of Practice, which is accessible at (http://community.coenet.us/home).

The deadline for the next round of Paul T. Spraggins State Initiative Grants is May 1, 2019. Specific details regarding the application process as well as the application form are available here. Any questions regarding the Paul T. Spraggins State Initiative Grant should be directed to Tallie Sertich at (tallie.sertich@coenet.org).