Administrators STRENGTHEN TEACHER QUALITY
Teacher and Principal Resources
Grant Opportunities

Local School Districts

Teacher/Principal Quality Initiatives Available for Local Educational Agencies

Category Title of Program Type of Grant Grantee
Teacher Recruitment Transition to Teaching

(Title II - Preparing, Training, & Recruiting High Quality Teachers & Principals in the NCLB Act of 2001.)
Discretionary Local Educational Agencies and Others
Program description
National/regional, state and local grants are funded to local educational agencies, state educational agencies, education service centers, nonprofit agencies and other organizations including organizations with expertise in teacher recruitment and partnerships comprised of two or more of these entities. The program targets nontraditional teaching candidates with outstanding academic records and a baccalaureate degree in a field other than teaching.
Category Title of Program Type of Grant Grantee
Alternative Routes to Certification Transition to Teaching

(Title II - Preparing, Training, & Recruiting High Quality Teachers & Principals in the NCLB Act of 2001.)
Discretionary Local Educational Agencies and Others
Program description
National/regional, state and local grants are funded to local educational agencies, state educational agencies, education service centers, nonprofit agencies and other organizations including organizations with expertise in teacher recruitment and partnerships comprised of two or more of these entities. The program targets nontraditional teaching candidates with outstanding academic records and a baccalaureate degree in a field other than teaching.
Category Title of Program Type of Grant Grantee
Professional Development Arts in Education Cultural Partnership
&
Professional Development for Music Educators
Discretionary Local Educational Agencies and Others
Program description
Eliminated from the No Child Left Behind Act. Provided funds for the professional development of music educators.
Category Title of Program Type of Grant Grantee
Professional Development Education of Native Hawaiians Discretionary Local Educational Agencies and Others
Program description
Consolidates six separate programs into one comprehensive grant program and adds a separate authorization for the Native Hawaiian Education Council. Consolidated programs include: the Native Hawaiian Family-Based Education Centers, the Native Hawaiian Curriculum Development, Teacher Training and Recruitment, the Native Hawaiian Gifted and Talented, the Native Hawaiian Higher Education the Native Hawaiian Special Education, and the Native Hawaiian Community-Based Education Learning Centers.
Category Title of Program Type of Grant Grantee
Principal Recruitment School Leadership Grants (New Program)

(Title II - Preparing, Training, & Recruiting High Quality Teachers & Principals in the NCLB Act of 2001.)
Discretionary Local Educational Agencies & Consortia of high need LEAs & Partnerships with non-profit organizations and Institutions of Higher Education
Program description
Authorizes competitive awards to assist high-need local educational agencies to develop innovative programs that recruit, train and mentor principals (including assistant principals).

Authorizes grantees to use program funds to: provide financial incentives to aspiring new principals; provide stipends to principals who mentor new principals; carry out professional development programs in instructional leadership and management; provide incentives that are appropriate for teachers or individuals from other fields who want to become principals and that are effective in retaining new principals.
Category Title of Program Type of Grant Grantee
Principal Training School Leadership Grants (New Program)

(Title II - Preparing, Training, & Recruiting High Quality Teachers & Principals in the NCLB Act of 2001.)
Discretionary Local Educational Agencies & Consortia of high need LEAs & Partnerships with non-profit organizations and Institutions of Higher Education
Program description
Authorizes competitive awards to assist high-need local educational agencies to develop innovative programs that recruit, train and mentor principals (including assistant principals).

Authorizes grantees to use program funds to: provide financial incentives to aspiring new principals; provide stipends to principals who mentor new principals; carry out professional development programs in instructional leadership and management; provide incentives that are appropriate for teachers or individuals from other fields who want to become principals and that are effective in retaining new principals.
Category Title of Program Type of Grant Grantee
Principal Mentoring School Leadership Grants (New Program)

(Title II - Preparing, Training, & Recruiting High Quality Teachers & Principals in the NCLB Act of 2001.)
Discretionary Local Educational Agencies & Consortia of high need LEAs & Partnerships with non-profit organizations and Institutions of Higher Education
Program description
Authorizes competitive awards to assist high-need local educational agencies to develop innovative programs that recruit, train and mentor principals (including assistant principals).

Authorizes grantees to use program funds to: provide financial incentives to aspiring new principals; provide stipends to principals who mentor new principals; carry out professional development programs in instructional leadership and management; provide incentives that are appropriate for teachers or individuals from other fields who want to become principals and that are effective in retaining new principals.
Category Title of Program Type of Grant Grantee
Principal Professional Development School Leadership Grants (New Program)

(Title II - Preparing, Training, & Recruiting High Quality Teachers & Principals in the NCLB Act of 2001.)
Discretionary Local Educational Agencies & Consortia of high need LEAs & Partnerships with non-profit organizations and Institutions of Higher Education
Program description
Authorizes competitive awards to assist high-need local educational agencies to develop innovative programs that recruit, train and mentor principals (including assistant principals).

Authorizes grantees to use program funds to: provide financial incentives to aspiring new principals; provide stipends to principals who mentor new principals; carry out professional development programs in instructional leadership and management; provide incentives that are appropriate for teachers or individuals from other fields who want to become principals and that are effective in retaining new principals.
Category Title of Program Type of Grant Grantee
Professional Development Territories and Freely Associated States Education Grant Programs Discretionary Local Educational Agencies in theTerritories and Freely Associated States
Program description
Funds competitive grants to Local Educational Agencies in the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the Virgin Islands for programs including teacher training programs, programs for curriculum development, instructional materials, or general school improvement and reform.
Category Title of Program Type of Grant Grantee
Professional Development Native American Professional Development Discretionary Institutions of higher education, including Indian institutions of higher education;

A state or local educational agency in consortium with an institution of higher education;

An Indian tribe or organization, in consortium with an institution of higher education
Program description
The Professional Development program is a competitive grant program that supports activities to increase the number of qualified Indian individuals in professions that serve Indian people. Individuals who receive training under the Professional Development program are required to perform work that is related to the training received and that benefits Indian people, or repay all or a prorated part of the assistance received. One component of the Professional Development program supports training for qualified Indian individuals to (1) become teachers, administrators, teacher aides, social workers, and ancillary educational personnel; and (2) improve the skills of Indian individuals serving in these capacities. The second component of the program supports training of qualified Indian individuals in fields other than education that result in a degree at the graduate level.

   1 | 2 | 3
TOC
Print this page Printable view Send this page Share this page
Last Modified: 06/26/2007