TFL Team Meeting - 11/15/2016

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Agenda

Attendees

  • Tentatively: Carolyn Phillips, .

TFL Administration Updates

Director's Updates (Carolyn)

  • ICT Symposium
  • AMAC invitation to the White House for the roll our of the National Technology Plan, December 15th.
  • H. R. 979 - House Study Committee on Programs that Provide Services for the Reading to the Blind and Visually Impaired Meeting feedback
  • AMAC invitation to the United Nations CRPD 10 year celebration (December 2nd)
  • NIH LDRC Grant - learning disabilities and mental health disorders - Looking at how technology can impact anxiety and depression
  • ATN revised business model and Oxford Press
  • IAAP University Network and Higher Education Forum
  • Total software downloads for fiscal year 2017 - 909
  • ICT MOOC – 5,159 total enrollment / 108 Active Students Last Week / 53 watched a video / 7 participated in a discussion
    • United States 25.2% 1,139
    • India 9.5% 428
    • Unknown Country 5.6% 255
    • Nigeria 4.0% 182
    • United Kingdom 3.5% 160
    • Canada 2.7% 120


GT FIRE & GTPE Grants

  • Module 1 is being developed
  • Institute Diversity and C21U are on board

Finance Updates (Carolyn)

Grants & Contracts Updates!

  1. ) FUNDED-AT Act 2016 - Spending Down
  2. ) FUNDED-AT Act 2017 - $114k - Sub-Agreements rolling out.
  3. ) Division of Behavioral Heath and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) for $1,000,000: Almost through DBHDD's contract process.
  4. ) Division of Behavioral Heath and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) | $68,500 for AT services and training to Gracewood Hospital in Augusta: Almost through DBHDD's contract process.
  5. ) FUNDED- Division of Aging Services (DAS) "Dementia Able" | $40,000 for AT technical assistance for Decision Tree Development - ATIA Workshop (Lucy working on Prototype)
  6. ) FUNDED - ATAP | $66,670 for the first year and every year for 5 years ($333,350) for National Pass It On Center
  7. ) FUNDED - Alternative Financing Program Grant | $661,742 for Credit-Able
  8. ) FUNDED - GT Wireless RERC | $10,000 for Training and TA
  9. ) FUNDED - GT CATEA Workplace DRRP | Training and TA: $76,650
  10. ) FUNDED - GT CATEA TechSAge ($10,000)
  11. ) FUNDED - GT CATEA FIP - ($15,500)
  12. )FUNDED - DEI - Moving Forward!
  13. ) FUNDED - Division of Aging Services (DAS) | $10,000 for TA to set up 4 new AT Labs in the ADRCs - Memberships!
  14. ) FUNDED - Division of Aging Services (DAS) | $70,000 for AT services and TA to transition people out of nursing homes (MFP): Rolling out through AMAC Membership process!
  15. ) In Discussions with Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation to conduct AT Evaluations & Training
  • Challenge: Tracking Time - 10-11 Different Project Codes.
  • Challenge: Need to hire 2 additional Qualified AT Professionals (OT? or SLP?) - AT Services of Demo, Eval and Training AND 1 person for Training/Public Awareness Activities.

Administration and Human Resource Updates (Carolyn)

  • How is FSLA Going?
  • Here is the way to determine the correct number of hours based on percentages:
    • 5% = 2 hrs
    • 10% = 4 hrs
    • 15% = 6 hrs
    • 20% = 8 hrs (1 day)
    • 30% = 12 hrs
    • 40% = 16 hrs (2 days)
    • 50% = 20 hrs
    • 60% = 24 hrs (3 days)
    • 70% = 28 hrs
    • 80% = 32 hrs (4 days)
    • 90% = 36 hrs
    • 100% = 40 hrs (5 days)
  • Krista - December moving to Permanent GT employee

Business Operations Updates (Carolyn)

  • Quadrant 2 - How is it going?
  • Any ways to support you?
  • What is not getting accomplished?
  • AT Lab, Inventory and Use

Strategic Development Updates (Carolyn)

  • GDOE
  • GVRA

TFL AT Services Updates

AT Access Updates (Martha)

AT Acquisition Updates (Danny)

AT Solutions Lab Updates (Ben)

TFL Leadership Updates

Training & Outreach Updates (Liz)

TFL Research Updates (Ben S. & Carolyn)

  • DBHDD Training

TFL Action Items

Open Floor, Action Items, Agenda Setting (Carolyn facilitates, Open Floor, 5-10 mins)

  • (This time can be used for further discussion of follow-up and/or new topics, hot/action items, and to set agenda items for next month.)

Follow Up Topics and Upcoming Topics