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REAP: What LEAs Need to Know in FY 2018

Please join the U.S. Department of Education's Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP) at their upcoming webinar, REAP: What LEAs Need to Know in FY 2018.

After attending this webinar, Local Education Agencies (LEAs) should:

  • Understand how eligibility for REAP grants is determined.
  • Understand allowable activities for which SRSA and RLIS grants may be used.
  • Know how to apply for any REAP grants they are eligible to receive.
  • Know what to look for when reviewing the eligibility spreadsheet and know how to report inaccuracies.
  • Know where to find REAP-related resources and guidance.
  • Understand the department’s monitoring process.

Please click the appropriate link below to register for the webinar you plan to attend. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the webinar.

National Rural Education Association Research Network

During the research committee meeting at the recent NREA conference, we discussed the possibility of creating a directory of rural researchers and potential partners related to the areas identified in the NREA research agenda. 

We believe that such a directory would be beneficial both for internal and external purposes. Once created, the directory will reside (as a pdf) on our website where members, other researchers, graduate students, advocates, leaders of national organizations could readily access it. We hope to facilitate connections among researchers and other partners with similar interests. 

To include your information in the directory, complete the online Google form. The form will be available through April 30, 2017.

Please see the NREA Research Agenda. For our practitioner and advocacy partners, please indicate your interests below. We would love to connect with you to further rural education. 

If you have any questions about the form or the membership directory, please feel free to contact by e-mail Dr. Nicole Miller.