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Ed Tech Funding:  A Federal Update International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Washington, DC  Hilary Goldman...
FY 07 Administration Budget source:  NEA based on OMB and DOE Data
Funding History for the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) Program <ul><li>FY 2004 Enacted $691.84 m </li></ul>...
BECOME AN ADVOCATE <ul><li>You can make a difference! </li></ul><ul><li>There is nothing like a constituent’s voice in the...
We will call on you again, and again, and again…… <ul><li>February – President submits Budget to Congress </li></ul><ul><l...
Education Technology Action Network  www.edtechactionnetwork.org
Advocacy and Grassroots Strategies  <ul><li>Join the ETAN network at  www.edtechactionnetwork.org </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-u...
Upcoming Events <ul><li>April 22 – ISTE State Capacity Building Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>April 23, 24 – ISTE, SETDA, CoSN...
Contact Information <ul><li>Hilary Goldmann, Director of Government Affairs,  [email_address] , 202-861-7777 x 119 </li></ul>
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    1. 1. Ed Tech Funding: A Federal Update International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Washington, DC Hilary Goldmann, Director of Government Affairs
    2. 2. FY 07 Administration Budget source: NEA based on OMB and DOE Data
    3. 3. Funding History for the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) Program <ul><li>FY 2004 Enacted $691.84 m </li></ul><ul><li>FY 2005 Enacted $496 m </li></ul><ul><li>FY 06 President’s Budget Request $0 </li></ul><ul><li>Final FY 06 $272 m </li></ul><ul><li>Question: What helped restore funding in Final bill? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: More than 10,000 emails/letters sent to Congress </li></ul><ul><li>FY 07 – Administration’s budget eliminates funding for EETT </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>House funding bill eliminates EETT </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Senate Bill level funds EETT at $272 million </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. BECOME AN ADVOCATE <ul><li>You can make a difference! </li></ul><ul><li>There is nothing like a constituent’s voice in the “Halls of Congress” or at the State Capitol </li></ul><ul><li>Your stories must be told! </li></ul>
    5. 5. We will call on you again, and again, and again…… <ul><li>February – President submits Budget to Congress </li></ul><ul><li>April/May – Expect multiple action alerts – House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees to begin work in earnest </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline uncertain after this – Fiscal Year ends on 9/30 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each chamber - subcommittees, full committee, floor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possible SEVEN times to influence outcome of funding bills </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Education Technology Action Network www.edtechactionnetwork.org
    7. 7. Advocacy and Grassroots Strategies <ul><li>Join the ETAN network at www.edtechactionnetwork.org </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-up 5 colleagues for ETAN </li></ul><ul><li>Establish teams to focus on individual Representative and Senator </li></ul><ul><li>Ask the Superintendent to include Ed Technology in his/her wish list to congressional delegation </li></ul><ul><li>Attend a Town Hall meeting and ask a question </li></ul><ul><li>Compile success stories </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with congressional and senate district staff </li></ul><ul><li>Attend Advocacy Day 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Invite Senator or Representative to an event or to visit the school and showcase your successes and needs </li></ul>
    8. 8. Upcoming Events <ul><li>April 22 – ISTE State Capacity Building Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>April 23, 24 – ISTE, SETDA, CoSN Washington Ed Tech Policy Summit (Hill visits on the 24 th ) </li></ul><ul><li>June 24-27, 2007 - NECC </li></ul>
    9. 9. Contact Information <ul><li>Hilary Goldmann, Director of Government Affairs, [email_address] , 202-861-7777 x 119 </li></ul>

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