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Funding and Grants

There are many different opportunities for educational institutions to receive funding for My eCoach services. Contact us to work with you to help you plan and write your proposal.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
Though difficult economic times have reduced budgets and targeted education spending, the new administration has allocated funding to help stimulate the economy, retain jobs, and prepare America for the future through the one-time only federal funding: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

My eCoach is the Solution

My eCoach provides the necessary tools and services that support 21st Century learning environments required in ARRA:
  • Comprehensive Professional Development Integration: My eCoach is based on a train-the-trainer model and helps you create a coaching program that builds a sustainable professional development program customized to meet your needs and goals.
  • Technology Coaches/Integration Specialists: Certificated eCoaches, trained on My eCoach tools and other programs that support 21st century learning environments, are available to coach teachers around the country.
  • Professional Learning Communities: Many organizations set up their Professional Learning Communities as private teams to ensure a safe place for rich dialogue and sharing of confidential materials.
  • Education Portals: My eCoach is an education portal that has communication, collaboration, coaching, and publishing tools all in one place along with integrating other programs and Web 2.0 tools.
  • Digital Content: My eCoach members create and share standards-matched digital content with their teams and the entire My eCoach community.
  • Portfolio Assessments: My eCoach has multiple ePortfolio templates using the Universal Builder that includes coaching tools, commenting, and a digital drop box.
  • Blended Assessments (of 21st Century Skills): My eCoach allows the ability to upload video, podcasts, and other multi-media where teachers and coaches can provide comments and point to resources for feedback. In private teams, coaches can observe teachers and students demonstrating classroom strategies for authentic assessment.
  • Virtual Learning: Teams, projects, surveys, and quizzes can be public or private for online learning for members and non-members.
Additionally, My eCoach proves to be the right organization to work with through 12 years of experience and a successful track record of programs implemented throughout the US and over 15 countries worldwide. My eCoach provides a better way to train teachers on technology use because our methods cater to all different experience levels. The training is customized to individual needs and provides personalized support through online facilitation and coaching.

Other Funding Sources

No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

The 2001 reorganization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is widely known as "No Child Left Behind."

  • Title IID - Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT or E2T2) My eCoach provides an online community and helps districts develop their coaching programs to support their teachers as they include technology in their lessons to improve student achievement.
  • Title 1 - Improving The Academic Achievement Of The Disadvantaged 
  • Title V, Part A: Innovative Programs in Education My eCoach provides an innovative model that supports school reform efforts that focus on student-centered, project-based learning.

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Contact us to learn how My eCoach can work with you, help you write your grants, and help you figure out how My eCoach fits with your funding.

"I used My eCoach for a few years as my classroom website and for surveys and quizzes.

Two years ago, the district asked us to learn to use moodle because it is linked to student's grades, etc... At first, the moodle class page was separate, but needed to be accessed by student username and password. Many students forgot passwords or changed them or couldn't get on because of other reasons. This year there is a link within the students portal site to a moodle classroom page. (They still need their username and password.) This link was not to the webpage I had made earlier, but to a new one. I switched all the information over to the new because I was told the parents would be able to access it from their portal site, also. This was not true. I then switched back to My eCoach and found it so easy to use!

The parents and students both can keep up with assignments because they do not need to remember passwords! This past week, I put together an online test in portal-moodle because I was told it would grade the test and link the grade to my gradebook. What a disaster! The transferred grade was not correct and I am dealing with many e-mails from students who could not submit their finished tests. I believe I will try the on-line quiz in My eCoach next time and just copy over the grade.

I am still only using a small portion of what is available in ecoach, but am looking forward to trying all the new things that Barbara and her team have developed over the past year or so."

pictureSusan Brown
High School Science Teacher
Osceola High School - Pinellas, Florida

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