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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>If you are a tech coordinator at a district that received a Title II-D Ed Tech grant last year (stimulus, minigrant, or TLC team), please read the message below from our external evaluators. They are assisting with the tech surveys and other data collection, which some of you have recently asked about. You may have already received this message, so please excuse if it&#8217;s a duplication.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Lucida Calligraphy";color:#365F91'>Regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Lucida Calligraphy";color:#365F91'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Lucida Calligraphy";color:#365F91'>Cathy Higgins, Ed.D.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#1F497D'>State Educational Technology Director<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#1F497D'>Office of Educational Technology<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#1F497D'>New Hampshire Department of Education<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#1F497D'>Email: chiggins@ed.state.nh.us<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#1F497D'>Phone: 603.271.2453<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#1F497D'>Web: <a href="http://www.nheon.org/oet/">http://www.nheon.org/oet/</a> and <a href="http://education.nh.gov/instruction/ed_tech/index.htm">http://education.nh.gov/instruction/ed_tech</a><o:p></o:p></span></p></div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div><div style='border:none;border-top:solid #B5C4DF 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> nh-digital-age-schools-bounces@maillist2.nh.gov [mailto:nh-digital-age-schools-bounces@maillist2.nh.gov] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Rachel Gibson<br><b>Sent:</b> Wednesday, May 11, 2011 12:37 PM<br><b>To:</b> digital-age-learners@googlegroups.com; nh-digital-age-schools@maillist2.nh.gov<br><b>Subject:</b> [Nh-digital-age-schools] Clarification on Spring Title II-DEvaluation Data Collection<o:p></o:p></span></p></div></div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Hi Everyone, <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>I&#8217;ve received several questions regarding data completion for the multiple grant types (i.e., ARRA, TLC, and mini-grants).&nbsp; If your school or district only received an ARRA grant, then please disregard this message; however, for those of you that received more than one grant, you have probably received multiple emails requesting the completion of the STaR Chart and Case Study Forms (as those crossover between the grant types).&nbsp; I hope this clarifies how to complete the STaR Charts and Case Study Forms (and how many need to be completed).&nbsp; Also, please note that we are asking for grantees to complete the evaluation instruments for the <u>grants awarded in 2009-10</u>, even though the grant periods for the TLC and mini-grants has ended.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>*</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'> <b>STaR Charts</b> are school- and district-specific (in that the type of grant doesn't matter), so grantee districts only need to fill out one STaR Chart per participating school (in any of the three grant types) and one STaR Chart that aggregates across the district.&nbsp; For example, if a district has two schools participating in the ARRA grant, and the same two schools participated in a 2009-10 TLC grant, that district will need to submit 3 STaR charts (one for each of the two schools, and one at the district level that aggregates across all schools, including non-grantee schools).&nbsp; For another example, if a district has one school participating in an ARRA grant, one school participating in a TLC grant, and one school participating in the mini-grant (each grants at separate schools, say an Elementary, Middle, and High School), then that district needs to submit 4 STaR Charts (one for each of the three participating schools, and one at the district-level that aggregates across all schools in the district).&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>* Case Study Forms</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'> are grant-specific.&nbsp; Therefore, no matter how many schools within a district participated in a particular grant, one case study form must be filled out per grant type per district.&nbsp; For example, if a district received an ARRA grant, a TLC grant, and a mini-grant, that district needs to submit 3 separate Case Study Forms (even if one school received all three grants).&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>I do realize that this final round of data collection is more confusing with the crossover of some instrumentation and grant types, so please continue to ask questions as they arise.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Best,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Rachel <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Rachel King Gibson, MA<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Research Analyst<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Hezel Associates, LLC<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>731 James St., Suite 300<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Syracuse, NY 13203<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>315-422-3512, ext. 216<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>315-422-3513 (fax)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>rachel@hezel.com<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>www.hezel.com<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div></body></html>