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Btop 101 11 30-10

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Btop 101 11 30-10

  1. 1. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 1 Free Powerpoint Templates BTOP 101 Dr. Tes del Tufo & Kathy Graybeal Welcome!
  2. 2. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 2 What #1? Broadband Technology Opportunities Program = B T O P vA Department of Commerce grant through the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) vProvides Public Computing Centers (PCC) and related services vDelaware was selected among 900 applicants •
  3. 3. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 3 Why? BTOP Mission vAccelerate broadband deployment in unserved and underserved communities through equipment upgrade, access to public computers, videoconferencing capabilities, assistive technology and wireless networking in public computer centers.
  4. 4. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 4 The Award vFEDERAL AWARD: $1,899,929 v vTOTAL MATCH: $1,008,094 (34.7%) vFrom the Gates Foundation $750,000 for BTOP vAnd $150,000 for E-Rate training & Expansion vRemainder from the Division of Libraries v vTOTAL BUDGET: $ 2,908,023
  5. 5. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 5 Project Goals 1. Upgrade public computer centers at all 32 public libraries and deploy approximately 50 new computer workstations. 2. 3. Organize and sustain Job/Learning Labs in 4 anchor libraries and 28 satellite libraries by leveraging unique partnerships and resources to combat unemployment through workforce development and educational programs 4. Technology is a catalyst and an enabler of change.
  6. 6. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 6 “Technology is a powerful agent for change but ultimately human interaction is far more powerful and dynamic.” Douglas Johnson The Indispensable Librarian
  7. 7. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 7 Who? Funded Positions 1. 2.Five Job/Learning Lab Program Coordinators 3. 4.One Telecommunications Network Technician 1.
  8. 8. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 8
  9. 9. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 9 Partners: Visionaries and Doers vBill & Melinda Gates Foundation vChristina Adult Education Program vDE Center for Distance Adult Learning vDE Department of Education vDE Economic Development Office vDE Department of Labor vDE Technical Community College vDE Department of Technology & Information vDE Workforce Investment Board vLiteracy Volunteers Serving Adults vRetired Seniors Volunteer Program of Sussex County
  10. 10. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 10 Private Vendors & Providers 1.RFP for Job Readiness and Job Placement Services 2.RFP for marketing and public information campaign 3.Purchase of calendaring system and databases 4.
  11. 11. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 11 What #2? Libraries get:
  12. 12. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 12 …and… Partners get: vIncreased service capacity v vIncreased delivery capacity v vDirect contact with the job seeker “where they are” v vReference services by library staff v
  13. 13. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 13 …and… Job Seekers get: vVocational assessment of skills, knowledge & interests vJob search strategies & job placement services v vBasic computer skills & online search techniques for employment v vResume building, cover letter creation and tips for interviews v vSmall business start-up: entrepreneurship vDE Library Learning Journeys
  14. 14. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 14 How? The Budget
  15. 15. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 15 …delivery
  16. 16. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 16 …for library staff vTraining in facilitation skills to lead workshops & seminars v vUse of a Librarian’s Toolkit for establishing a Job/Learning Lab v vParticipation in the DE Department of Labor and Economic Development Office Train the Trainer sessions v vAccess to/training in use of BTOP online portal for job seekers
  17. 17. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 17 When?When?
  18. 18. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 18 So What? The Evaluation Monthly Reporting Requirements: 1. Number of jobs created or retained 2. Number of individuals placed in jobs 3. Total hours per week of training provided 4. Total hours of operation per week that Public Computer Center is open 1. 5. Number of users per week in Public Computer Center 6. Number of new and upgraded workstations available to the public
  19. 19. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 19 Description of Partners’ Proposed Projects 1.Project Objectives 2.Services & Projected Timeframes 3.Personnel Plan 4.Proposed Budget 5.Performance Measures Let’s review the document…
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  21. 21. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 21 Building Connections.
  22. 22. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 22 Questions? ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS? Thank you for your commitment & hard work! To close… “Become the high-touch environment in a high-tech world.” Douglas Johnson, The Indispensable Librarian
  23. 23. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 23 Many thanks to our funders. MadepossiblebytheBroadbandTechnologyOpportunitiesProgram______________________________________________ FundedbytheAmericanRecoveryandReinvestmentActof2009

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