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New Jersey Nonpublic Technology Initiative Program

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Nonpublic Technology Initiative Recommended

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2013 - 2014 Timelines:

All Nonpublic Schools were required to indicate a desire to participate when they filled out the annual Nonpublic School enrollment report. If a school did not indicate a desire to participate, that school cannot participate for the 2013-14 school year. The desire to participate must be indicated every year on the annual Nonpublic School Enrollment Report.

"Nonpublic Technology Aid Notice" was posted in DOE District's home room on 7/18/12.

NJDOE supplies entitlement figure to the public school

July 2013

Payment sent from NJDOE to the public school as a lump sum.

July 31, 2013

Nonpublic school consults with public school

Allow time for the public school to add the topic to the agenda prior to the public session of the public school Board of Education (BOE) meeting.

Prior to the October public school Board of Education meeting

Nonpublic school submits request to public school
It is suggested that this be completed by the end of September.

Determined by LEA

Public school's BOE approves nonpublic school request at Board meeting

By October

Public school submits agreement to the Executive County Superintendent
Agreement contains:

  • Written verification of meeting nonpublic school
  • BOE minutes from approval meeting

Oct. 31, 2013

Public school district orders equipment and/or services (after all approvals)

  • If on state contract . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .
  • If not on state contract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Allow time for bidding process, if applicable.

Coordinate with public school

If a nonpublic school declines to participate, please do not send a refund check to the Department. Any such checks will be returned to the public school district. All refunds will be collected through a state aid payment deduction after the FY14 Nonpublic Project Completion Report (NPCR) has been completed.

New instructions for 2013-14

REMINDER: NOTE ON REPORTING DATE TO QUALIFY FOR AID IN 2014-2015
The Nonpublic School Enrollment Report (application process) will be due to the New Jersey Department
of Education by November 2013.  The specific date will be included with the report's instructions.

This funding is intended to have an impact on
the students this school year!

Please contact Sandy O'Neil (609-777-4662) or Joseph Seaman (609-292-8407) at the New Jersey Department of Education by January 4, 2014 if there are any questions or concerns.

The link to this timeline can be found at: http://www.state.nj.us/education/techno/nptech.htm