- October 23, 2020 2020-2021 SOI New Application Informational Zoom Meeting Register here: zoom link
- November 6, 2020 Intent to apply for SOI Application due.
- November 2020 - March 2021 Personalized support will be provided as needed by Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and Office of Innovation for Education (OIE) through regional meetings, Zoom and Webinar opportunities, site visits, and study tours.
- February 18, 2021 Required meeting for SOI Application Schools to support application process. Legal services and other DESE staff will be available to discuss waivers, course approvals, CTE, and other information.
- March 1, 2020 Draft SOI Application Due to DESE by 4:30pm.
- March 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021 Feedback on SOI Draft Application
- May 1, 2020 Final SOI Application due to DESE by 4:30p.m. for SOI Committee review
- May 2, 2021 - May 31, 2021 Secretary of Education review of SOI Applications for approval to enter Designation phase