Update May 1, 2020: The deadline to submit 2020-21 Peer Review and Mentoring Grant applications has passed. No new applications will be accepted past 4:30pm CST, May 1, 2020.
Special Note: this information has been updated to reflect Department of Public Instruction guidance related to COVID-19 and School Financial Services guidance.
The Peer Review and Mentoring Grant (PRMG) program provides support for public school districts, independent public charter schools, and Cooperative Educational Service Agencies (CESAs) to develop new or refine existing peer review and mentoring support programs for initial educators in Wisconsin.
2020-21 School Year Application and Process
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
a consortium consisting of two or more school districts (or 2r/2x charter schools),
a consortium consisting of two or more CESAs, and
any combination of the above.
Applicants should reference DPI financial guidance for grants. The School Management Services team at DPI provides guidance related to the administration of state and federal grants. Please review their webpage, frequently. The Wisconsin Uniform Financial Accounting Requirements guidebook (WUFAR) provides the latest accounting codes. Fiscal agents for applications should reference the fiscal agent policy and the documentation tool.
Fiscal agents may include indirect costs up to their approved restricted rate. However, indirect costs may not be charged to the grant above the $25,000 or the total grant award. For more information on indirect costs, visit the DPI Indirect Cost webpage.
Awardees may modify their grant programs and budget provided they notify DPI at least 30 days in advance of making any changes by completing the relevant budget modification form. Awardees may make spending changes of less than 10 percent of a budget line without prior approval.
DPI has created a simple form for making budget modifications. Please access and read the directions for completing a budget modification form before attempting to complete and submit a budget modification.
The final deadline for budget modifications is May 31, 30 days before the end of the grant period and fiscal year.
Awardees use the PI-1086 Program Fiscal Report to claim grant funds. The PI-1086 webpage has the form and instructions. Awardees may claim funds for approved grant activities after encumbering or expending the funds. Awardees may claim funds throughout the grant period, but no more than once every 30 days. The final deadline for grant claims is September 30, 90 days after the close of the grant period.
For questions about the Peer Review and Mentoring Grant, please contact Jacob Hollnagel at (608) 266-5195 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Informational Webinar for 2020-21
The webinar presentation material can be accessed here.
The informational webinar has been rescheduled for March 31, from 3pm to 4:30pm. You may register here for the webinar. The registration form will provide you with connection information.