Distance Education Grant

Contact Information

Digital Learning Consultant
Lori Thilmany
(307) 777-7418
lori.thilmany@wyo.gov

Distance Education Grant 2017-18

Applications will be released in May

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) will release the 2017-18 Distance Education Grant (DEG) Request for Proposals in accordance with the Chapter 41 Distance Education rules. The purpose of this grant is to develop and maintain distance education programs in Wyoming.

A total of more than $200,000 will be available in 2017-18 DEG funding cycle for eligible Wyoming public school districts, community colleges and the University of Wyoming for the development and maintenance of distance education programs offered through the Wyoming Switchboard Network (WSN).

Funds will be awarded with priority consideration given in the following order:

  • individual course design and creation;
  • additional content design and creation;
  • professional development, program evaluation or accreditation requirements;
  • maintenance and operational needs.

Application due dates and the Request for Proposals and DEG Application form will be posted online in May.