Flexible Pathways Implementation Kit
These resources have been developed for schools, supervisory unions, and school districts to use with students, colleagues, families, and community to support the development, expansion, and implementation of flexible pathway opportunities.
Facilitation Guide: Developing Flexible Pathway Profiles at the Local Level
VT Flexible Pathways Profile: A Tool to Evaluate Flexible Pathways at the Local Level
Facilitation Guide: Considerations for Student Participation in a Flexible Pathway
VT Flexible Pathways Tool: Considerations for Student Participation in a Flexible Pathway
Research Review of Flexible Pathway Opportunities
Equity Lens Tool
Personalized Learning and Flexible Pathways Communications Tools
These flyers have been designed for schools to use with their students, families, colleagues and community to support schools in the communication of the components and prospects of Act 77.
Current Grant Initiatives
Equitable Education Systems Grant
The Agency of Education is providing a competitive grant opportunity to encourage school systems to engage in activities that facilitate the development and implementation of policies, practices and strategies that support culturally-responsive and inclusive school communities. This can include developing hiring policies, drafting/refining inclusive coordinated curriculum, and outreach and community engagement or other related activities that support closing equity gaps for Vermont learners. Competitive awards will be granted to SU/SDs or consortia of SU/SDs that show the greatest promise for positive change
Equitable Education Systems Grant Application
Equitable Education Systems Grant Application Fillable Appendices
Civic Education Grant - We the People
The Vermont Agency of Education (AOE) invites SUs/SDs the opportunity to complement the regular high school curriculum by providing students an innovative course of instruction on the history and principles of U.S. constitutional democracy through the Center for Civic Education’s We the People program.
Civic Education Grant Application
Equity Literacy Grant
The Agency of Education awarded competitive grants to school systems for providing professional learning opportunities that lay the foundation for educators to develop and implement strategies aimed at improving equity literacy in their systems. Competitive awards were granted to SU/SDs that showed the greatest promise for positive change. Those that created partnerships regionally and through collaboration with other organizations were prioritized.
Equity Literacy Resources:
Equity Literacy Resources, Fall 2019
Fall 2019 Equity Grant Application
- Total funds allocated for the Equity Literacy Grants is $100,000.
Equity Literacy Grant Application - Now Closed
- Total funds allocated for the Equity Literacy Grants is $200,000.
- The Equity Literacy Grants were awarded to thirteen Vermont school districts and supervisory unions across the state and total nearly $200,000.
2019-2020 Equity Literacy Grant Awardees
Press Release: AOE Awards Equity Literacy Grants to Vermont School Districts
Using Flexible Pathways for Personalized Learning
In the spring 2018 the Agency of Education awarded Flexible Pathways Expansion Grants to four supervisory unions and school districts throughout Vermont. These awards will be used to support high-quality, well-rounded, out-of-school time learning opportunities for Vermont learners. These grants represent the continued commitment to support schools and communities in their efforts to implement the Flexible Pathways Initiative – Act 77. Learn more about these Flexible Pathways for Personalized Learning projects.
Previous Grant Opportunities
Three competitive grant opportunities were awarded in April 2017 for the purpose of preparing students for post-secondary success through flexible pathways. Learn more about these Flexible Pathways projects.
Grant opportunity descriptions: