Idaho Council for Technology in Learning Appropriation

The Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee (JFAC) appropriated $9.8 million for the Idaho Council for Technology in Learning (ICTL). The following table illustrates how these funds are allocated.

ICTL Allocation
Amount Purpose Intent Language
$4,050,000
  • Ongoing school district technology expenditures
  • personnel costs associated with school district information technology staff support
  • $160,000 for ICTL staff support and ICTL related expenses
The Idaho Council for Technology in Learning shall distribute $4,050,000 for ongoing school district technology expenditures, through the Public School Technology Grant Program, pursuant to Section 33-4806, Idaho Code.  Such expenditures may include the personnel costs associated with school district information technology staff support.  Of this amount, up to $160,000 may be expended by the Superintendent of Public Instruction for staff support and various expenses related to the Idaho Council for Technology in Learning, as approved by the State Board of Education.
$650,000 Libraries Linking Idaho (LiLI) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall transfer $650,000 to the Library Services Improvement Fund for ongoing costs associated with the State Library's "Libraries Linking Idaho" (LiLI) projects.
$5,100,000
  • Equalized, ongoing state discretionary funds
  • Two part distribution
  • Purchase of technology equipment and software
The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall distribute $5,100,000 to school districts in a like manner as equalized, ongoing state discretionary funds, with seventy-five percent (75%) of such funds being distributed by August 31, and twenty-five percent(25%)of such funds in the final payment of the fiscal year. Such funds shall be expended for the purchase of technology equipment and software.


Use the following table to estimate your district's ICTL allocation:

ICTL District Estimation
Funding Portion Calculation Distribution
$4,050,000 Formula Piece
School Districts
Base amount + $6 per estimated ADA
Charter Schools
$8 per estimated ADA
Sent to districts by January
$5,100,000 Equalized Piece
School Districts and Charter Schools
$375 per estimated best-28 week support unit
  1. 75% of district's allocation is sent by August 31st.
  2. Remaining 25% is sent in the final payment of the fiscal year.