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Virtual Toolkit

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Grants to States for School Emergency Management (GSEM) Grant Program (CFDA 84.184Q)

Welcome to the GSEM Grant Program information page. The purpose of the GSEM grant program is to expand the capacity of SEAs to provide training and technical assistance to LEAs for the development and implementation of high-quality school emergency operations plans.

FY2018

Applications for the program closed on September 4, 2018. Congratulations to our FY2018 grantees! Throughout the life of the FY2018 grant, grantees can access this page, and the password-protected REMS TA Center Community of Practice (CoP) for up-to-date information on upcoming events, available resources, and grant requirements.

GSEM Grantees

CoP Forum

Visit the REMS TA Center CoP to access the following:

  • GSEM FY2018 Grantees. This Community Huddle is for all grantees to communicate, collaborate, and share lessons learned. It will also be used to host Web chats.

Past Events

GSEM Project Directors Virtual Meeting: February 5, 2019

GSEM Project Directors Virtual Meeting: January 29, 2019

Technical Assistance Workshop for Prospective Applicants: August 30, 2018

For questions and concerns regarding your grant program, contact your assigned Federal Project Officer and/or your REMS TA Center Liaison.

FY2014

Applications for the program closed on July 7, 2014, and new grantees were announced on September 23, 2014. Congratulations to our FY2014 grantees! Throughout the life of the FY2014 grant, grantees can access this page, and the password-protected REMS TA Center CoP for up-to-date information on upcoming events, available resources, and grant requirements.

GSEM Grantees by Geographic Distribution

CoP Forums

Visit the REMS TA Center CoP to access the following:

  • GSEM State-Based Private Groups. Each grantee is assigned a Community Huddle on the CoP—GSEM ‘STATE’ Private Group. Use it to communicate with ED and your REMS TA Center Liaison.
  • GSEM FY2014 Grantees. This Community Huddle is for all grantees to communicate, collaborate, and share lessons learned. It will also be used to host Web chats.
  • GSEM FY2014 Project Directors. This Community Huddle is for grant project directors only to communicate, collaborate, and share lessons learned. It will also be used to host Web chats.

Past Events

GSEM Project Directors Meeting: March 17-18, 2016

Rural Schools Virtual Meeting: September 2, 2015

GSEM Project Directors Meeting: January 26-27, 2015

Capacity Assessment Tool Virtual Meeting: January 16, 2015

GSEM Project Directors Virtual Meeting: December 10, 2014

Technical Assistance Workshop for Prospective Applicants: June 12, 2014

For questions and concerns regarding your grant program, contact your assigned Federal Project Officer and/or your REMS TA Center Liaison.