Superintendent's Memo #232-09

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

August 21, 2009

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Title II, Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology Formula Subgrant Allocations from the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 & the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009
DUE DATE: August 21, 2009

Attachment A contains the 2009-2010 school division allocations for the Title II, Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology formula subgrant from the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). The total amount of formula funds allocated to school divisions is $2,084,816.80. Attachment B contains the school division allocations for the Title II, Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology formula subgrant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009(ARRA). The total amount of formula funds allocated to school divisions is $5,122,044.23. These one-time ARRA funds are in addition to the 2009-2010 school division allocations, mentioned above, for the Title II, Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology formula subgrant from the NCLB Act of 2001.

School divisions that have not submitted an application should establish their NCLB and ARRA budgets in the 2009-2010 Local Consolidated Application or the 2009-2010 Individual Title II, Part D, Application. The budgets should be based on the final entitlements. School divisions that have already submitted an application should submit budget amendments to adjust their budgets based on the final entitlement amounts. Submissions should be made to the Online Management of Education Grant Awards (OMEGA) system at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/school_finance/budget/grants_acct_reporting/omega/index.shtml. Once an application has been fully approved, Title II, Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology formula subgrant funds from NCLB are available on a reimbursement basis for obligations that occurred as of July 1, 2009. Title II, Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology formula subgrant funds from the ARRA are available on a reimbursement basis for obligations that occurred as of February 17, 2009. Funds from both subgrants must be encumbered by September 30, 2011. Final reimbursement requests must be submitted via OMEGA by December 1, 2011.

Questions regarding the funding from the formula subgrants should be directed to Mark Saunders, educational technology specialist, at Mark.Saunders@doe.virginia.gov or (804) 786-0307.

PIW / TM / ms

Attachments:

A. 2009-2010 Formula Grant Allocations from NCLB (PDF)

B. 2009-2010 Formula Grant Allocations from ARRA (PDF)