Digital Equity and Inclusion

The AESD/OSPI EdTech team is collaborating to provide school districts with digital equity and inclusion resources and professional learning opportunities. Please see the current options provided below and check back regularly to view additional resources.

OSPI EdTech Grant Support

Your Regional ESD EdTech Contacts are here to help with your grant writing and implementation needs. You are invited to apply for the HB 1365 OSPI Digital Equity and Inclusion Grants. Funding allocations: $9.8 million dollars for fiscal year 2021/2022, and $9.8 million for fiscal year 2022/2023.

Grant focus

  • Support digital learning environments
  • Grow and support 1:1 device programs
  • Provide access to training in inclusionary practices
  • Support English Language Learners and Special Education with adaptive technologies
  • Support students in accessing high-quality learning environments without physical limitations
  • Provide sustainability by creating frameworks, allowing for more staffing and professional development for equity and inclusionary practices

OSPI Contact

KC Merchant
Digital Equity & Inclusion Program Supervisor

KC Merchant’s Padlet of Digital Equity and Inclusion Resources

Statewide Learning Opportunities

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