Distance Education Grant

Wyoming Department of Education > For District Leadership > Grants > Distance Education Grant

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Virtual Education Program
Lori Thilmany
(307) 777-7418

Distance Education Grant

The only eligible Distance Education Grant applicants are school districts that receive approval for 2024-25 virtual education programs prior to May 10, 2024.

2024-25 Grant Application Period May–June 2024

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) will release the Distance Education Grant (DEG) Request for Proposals in accordance with the virtual education program application period. DEG proposals will be due at the end of June. The purpose of this grant is to develop and maintain virtual education programs in Wyoming.

A total of $170,00.00 will be available in the 2024-2025 DEG funding cycle for eligible Wyoming public school districts, community colleges, and the University of Wyoming for the development and maintenance of distance education Virtual 307 courses and programs offered by school districts.

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, accreditation requirements, or maintenance and operational needs.