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Washington’s Digital Learning Access Grant Program

Contact Information

Educational Technology

Dennis Small
360-725-6384

The 2018 legislature appropriated $900,000 "to leverage federal funding from the e-rate program…to enable more student access to digital learning." OSPI is managing these funds through a matching state grant program designed to assist public school districts in improving student instruction and assessment through the use of information technology.

These 34 districts were selected through an application process to receive matching state funding for network infrastructure improvements:

Adna School District 
Almira School District 
Arlington School District 
Asotin-Anatone School District 
Central Valley School District 
Cle Elum-Roslyn School District 
Conway School District 
Federal Way School District 
Goldendale School District 
Griffin School District 
Highline School District 
Lacrosse Joint School District 
Loon Lake School District 
Medical Lake School District 
Naches Valley School District 
Napavine School District 
Nine Mile Falls School District

North Franklin School District 
North River School District 
Oakesdale School District 
Oakville School District 
Ocosta School District 
Port Angeles School District 
Puyallup School District 
Roosevelt School District 
Seattle School District 
Skykomish School District 
South Kitsap School District 
University Place School District 
Wahkiakum School District 
Wapato School District 
Wellpinit School District 
Wenatchee School District 
Woodland School District

Timelines for implementation

Nov. 1, 2018    OSPI announces preliminary grant awards
Nov-Dec, 2018    Districts release RFPs, file Form 470
Jan, 2019    Districts award RFPs, file Form 471, finalize grant request
Feb, 2019    OSPI finalizes state match for applicants
Feb, 2019    Category 1 special construction (fiber install) begins
Apr. 1, 2019    Category 2 hardware purchase/installation begins (Wi-Fi)
June 30, 2019    Construction ends; final district expenditures completed
Summer, 2019    Districts file for E-rate discount and OSPI grant reimbursement