December 2-9, 2020 | Virtual
Congratulations on your award(s) through the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS). Join us online for this orientation to learn what you need to know to manage your grant(s); building community engagement, planning and sustainability, grant reporting and the new JustGrants system, and fraud awareness, best practices for grant award implementation in a virtual environment, and more. Individual purpose area information sessions will provide an overview of general requirements, points of contact, and resources and technical assistance available.
**Please see Resources tab for the AGENDA and the Pre-Training Detail tab for IMPORTANT TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION.** **Attendance is required for all FY 2020 CTAS grant recipients.** Each tribe should ensure at least one Grant Award Administrator for each awarded Purpose Area (PA). This will be an individual who will work on the implementation of the newly awarded project(s). We also strongly recommend at least one Financial Manager per grantee attend the New Grantee Orientation. Grantees are not limited in the number of attendees they would like to have attend. If you have programmatic questions about your new award, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 421-6770. **CTAS NEW GRANTEE ORIENTATION SESSION | December 2 - 3, 2020** *(Eastern Time: 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm | Central Time: 11:30 am – 4:00 pm | Mountain Time: 10:30 am – 3:00 pm | Pacific Time: 9:30 am – 2:00 pm | Alaska Time: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm)* **PURPOSE AREA WORKSHOP SESSIONS | December 8 - 9, 2020** This week will be Purpose Area workshop sessions. Grantees will only attend the workshop session/s for the purpose area/s in which they were awarded. **SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER 8, 2020** **Purpose Area 1**: (COPS) Public Safety Community Policing **Purpose Area 2**: (BJA) Comprehensive Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning *(Eastern Time: 12:00 pm – 2:45 pm | Central Time: 11:00 am – 1:45 pm | Mountain Time: 10:00 am – 12:45 pm | Pacific Time: 9:00 am – 11:45 am | Alaska Time: 8:00 am – 10:45 am)* **Purpose Area 4**: (BJA) Tribal Justice System Infrastructure Program **Purpose Area 9**: (OJJDP) Tribal Youth Program *(Eastern Time: 3:15 pm – 6:00 pm | Central Time: 2:15 pm – 5:00 pm | Mountain Time: 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm | Pacific Time: 12:15 pm – 3:00 pm | Alaska Time: 11:15 am – 2:00 pm)* **SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER 9, 2020** **Purpose Area 6**: (OVC) Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities **Purpose Area 8**: (OJJDP) Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts *(Eastern Time: 12:00 pm – 2:45 pm | Central Time: 11:00 am – 1:45 pm | Mountain Time: 10:00 am – 12:45 pm| Pacific Time: 9:00 am – 11:45 am | Alaska Time: 8:00 am – 10:45 am)* **Purpose Area 3**: (BJA) Justice Systems and Alcohol and Substance Abuse *(Eastern Time: 3:15 pm – 6:00 pm | Central Time: 2:15 pm – 5:00 pm | Mountain Time: 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm| Pacific Time: 12:15 pm – 3:00 pm| Alaska Time: 11:15 am – 2:00 pm)*
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: * Use new tools and resources available to effectively manage CTAS grants * Identify grant reporting requirements and system/s to use to complete reports * Employ best practices for grant planning and sustainability * Understand individual purpose area requirements and available resources and technical assistance
**IMPORTANT TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION** The CTAS New Grantee Orientation will be conducted via Blackboard technology. Google Chrome must be used as the internet browser when using Blackboard; if joining by iPad or iPhone, Safari must be used as the internet browser. **Attendee next steps on or before December 1, 2020** * Test your internet and system connection by visiting [https://fvtc.techready.io/](http://fvtc.techready.io/) * Access the orientation online platform on December 1, 2020 to confirm your access If you have technology concerns or you are not able to access the platform, please contact the Blackboard Support Team at 920-735-4816 or email email@example.com.