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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can our school participate in VA STAR if we can only work on computers in an after school club setting?

Yes, schools can participate either as a club or an instructional class such as a CTE foundations or iT Essentials.

2. Where do we get the computers from?

Forest Park the model site has been working on procuring equipment for years and has a number of sources that can provide a majority of VA STAR sites with computer equipment. Each VA STAR site is encourged to develop partnerships with local companies as well.

3. If my school or district is a mini grant recipient, what can I spend the funds on?


VA STAR mini grant funds can be spent on program development in accordance with your schoold district's rules and regulations. Examples could include, but are not limited to: equipment, hard drives, memory, building supplies, food for events, stipend for volunteers, travel for training or computer pickups, t-shirts etc.

4. Should all sites register with the Federal Computers For Learning CFL site?

A BIG YES. http://computersforlearning.gov/


5. How are software licenses handled? 

Windows XP is provided to participating VA STAR schools at no charage via Open License.

6. Is ongoing technical support the responsibility of the participating schools?

No. Ongoing technical support to individuals receiving computers can be handled a number of ways.  Most often, recipients are referred to local computer service technicians and service providers for any technical support needed.  

7.  Do I need to put VA STAR computers on my school district's inventory?


No. VA STAR computers are donated through Prince William County's Education Foundation (SPARK). These computers do need not need to be recorded in a school system's inventory unless they are placed on your school district's network.

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