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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Office of Postsecondary Education; Overview Information; Teachers
for a Competitive Tomorrow (TCT): Programs for Master's Degrees in
Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Critical Foreign
Language Education; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for
Fiscal Year (FY) 2010

    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.381B.
    Dates:
    Applications Available: June 30, 2010.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 30, 2010.

Full Text of Announcement

I. Funding Opportunity Description

    Purpose of Program: The purpose of the TCT program is to enable
partnerships served by eligible recipients to develop and implement 2-
or 3-year part-time master's degree programs in science, technology,
engineering, mathematics, or critical foreign language education for
teachers in order to enhance the teachers' content knowledge and
pedagogical skills; or to develop and implement programs for
professionals in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or
critical foreign language education that lead to a master's degree in
teaching that results in teacher certification.
    Priorities: Under this competition, we are particularly interested
in applications that address the following two invitational priorities.
    Invitational Priorities: For FY 2010 and any subsequent year in
which we make awards from the list of unfunded applicants from this
competition, these priorities are invitational priorities. Under 34 CFR
75.105(c)(1), we do not give an application that meets these
invitational priorities a competitive or absolute preference over other
applications.
    These priorities are:

Invitational Priority 1

    Under this program, applicants must demonstrate how their proposed
projects will improve student achievement in mathematics, science,
technology, engineering, or critical foreign languages and increase the
number of students taking upper-level courses in such subjects. Under
this priority, applicants are encouraged to work with their partner
districts or the State educational agency to develop agreements to
access student records containing data on assessments and course-taking
in mathematics, science, technology, engineering, or critical foreign
languages, as applicable, for students taught by teachers who receive
master's degrees through programs supported by this grant, and to use
this information to assess and improve the effectiveness of their
projects in preparing teachers.

Invitational Priority 2

    Under this program, applicants must demonstrate how teachers from
schools determined by the partnership to be most in need will be
encouraged to apply for and participate in the program. Under this
priority, applicants proposing to develop two or three-year part-time
master's programs in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or
critical foreign language education to enhance the content knowledge of
existing teachers are encouraged to describe how they would recruit
teachers to participate in the program who are currently teaching these
subjects in schools that have been identified by their State as a
persistently lowest-achieving school, consistent with the final
regulations for the School Improvement Grants program that were
published in the Federal Register on January 21, 2010 (75 FR 3375).

Definition

    The term ``critical foreign language'' is defined in 20 U.S.C.
9802(b)(1) as a foreign language that the Secretary determines, in
consultation with the heads of such Federal departments and agencies as
the Secretary determines appropriate, is critical to the national
security and economic competitiveness of the United States. The
Secretary has determined that the following languages are critical
foreign languages for purposes of this competition and any subsequent
year in which we make awards from the list of unfunded applicants from
this competition: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Hindi,
Urdu, Persian, and Turkish.
    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 9811.
    Applicable Regulations: The Education Department General
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80,
82, 85, 86, 97, 98, and 99.

    Note:  The regulations in 34 CFR part 79 apply to all applicants
except Federally recognized Indian tribes.


    Note:  The regulations in 34 CFR part 86 apply to institutions
of higher education only.

II. Award Information

    Type of Award: Discretionary grants.
    Estimated Available Funds: $852,888.
    Estimated Range of Awards: $200,000-$250,000.
    Estimated Average Size of Awards: $213,222.
    Maximum Award: We will reject any application that proposes a
budget exceeding $250,000 for a single budget period of 12 months. The
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education may change the maximum
amount through a notice published in the Federal Register.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 1-4.

    Note:  The Department is not bound by any estimates in this
notice.

    Project Period: Up to 60 months.

III. Eligibility Information

    1. Eligible Applicants: An institution of higher education on
behalf of a department of science, technology, engineering,
mathematics, or a critical foreign language, or on behalf of a
department or school with a competency-based degree program (in
science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or a critical foreign
language) that includes teacher certification. Eligible applicants must
enter into a partnership that shall include:
    i. The eligible recipient;
    ii. (a) A department within the eligible applicant that provides a
program of study in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or a
critical foreign language; and (b) a school, department, or program of
education within the eligible applicant, or a two-year institution of
higher education that has a teacher preparation offering or a dual
enrollment program with the eligible applicant; or
    iii. A department or school within the eligible applicant with a
competency-based degree program (in science, technology, engineering,
mathematics, or a critical foreign language) that includes teacher
certification; and
    iv. Not less than one high-need LEA and a public school or a
consortium of public schools served by the agency. A partnership may
include a nonprofit organization that has a demonstrated record of
providing expertise or support to meet the purposes of this initiative.
    2. a. Cost Sharing or Matching: Under 20 U.S.C. 9815(b), each grant
recipient must provide, from non-Federal sources, an amount equal to 50
percent of the amount of the grant (which may be provided in cash or
in-kind) to carry out the activities supported by the grant.
    b. Supplement-Not-Supplant: Under 20 U.S.C. 9815(c), grant funds
provided under this program must be used to supplement, and not
supplant, other Federal or State funds.

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    3. Other: Definition of ``high-need LEA'' and other eligibility
information. An eligible applicant must propose a project performed by
a partnership that includes one or more ``high-need LEAs.'' As defined
in 20 U.S.C. 9812(3), the term ``high-need LEA'' is an LEA--
    (A)(1) That serves not fewer than 10,000 children from low-income
families, or (2) for which not less than 20 percent of the children
served by the agency are from low-income families, or (3) with a total
of less than 600 students in average daily attendance at the schools
that are served by the agency and all of whose schools are designated
with a school locale code of 41, 42, or 43, as determined by the
Secretary; and
    (B)(1) for which there is a high percentage of teachers providing
instruction in academic subject areas or grade levels for which the
teachers are not highly qualified; or (2) for which there is a high
teacher turnover rate or a high percentage of teachers with emergency,
provisional, or temporary certification or licensure.
    So that the Department may be able to confirm the eligibility of
the LEAs participating in the project, we expect applicants to include
information in their applications that demonstrates that each
participating LEA in the partnership is a high-need LEA, as defined in
20 U.S.C. 9812(3).
    Under components (A)(1) and (A)(2) of the statutory definition of
high-need LEA, an LEA must show that it serves not fewer than 10,000
children from low-income families or that not less than 20 percent of
the children served by the agency are children from low-income
families. Under 20 U.S.C 9812(1), the term ``children from low-income
families'' means children described in section 1124(c)(1)(A) of the
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, 20 U.S.C.
6333(c)(1)(A). The eligibility of an LEA as a ``high-need LEA'' under
component (A)(1) or (A)(2) should be based on the most recent U.S.
Census Bureau data. U.S. Census Bureau data are available for all
school districts with geographic boundaries that existed when the U.S.
Census Bureau collected its information. The link to the census data
is: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/saipe/district.html. The Department
also makes these data available at its Web site at: 
http://www.ed.gov/programs/lsl/eligibility.html.
    Some LEAs, such as newly formed school districts or charter schools
in States that accord them LEA status, are not included in Census
Bureau poverty data. Eligibility of these particular LEAs will be
determined on a case-by-case basis after review of information in the
application that addresses, as well as possible, the number or
percentage of children from low-income families these LEAs serve.
    The school locale codes referenced in component (A)(3) of the
definition of ``high-need LEA'' are part of a classification system
designed to describe a geographic area in which a school is located.
Locale codes 41, 42, and 43 relate to rural areas. General information
regarding the locale classification system and information regarding
the locale codes for specific LEAs is available on the National Center
for Education Statistics (NCES) Web site at: 
http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/rural_locales.asp.
    The Department expects that LEAs that rely on component (B)(1) of
the definition of ``high-need LEA'' will demonstrate their eligibility
with information regarding the percentage of teachers providing
instruction in the academic subject areas or grade levels for which the
teachers are not highly qualified in the LEA and the State. The
Department will review this aspect of an LEA's proposed eligibility on
a case-by-case basis, and would expect that an LEA that meets this
component of the definition would have a percentage of its classes
taught by teachers who are not highly qualified that exceeds the
percentage for the State.
    For component (B)(2) of the statutory definition of ``high-need
LEA,'' the data that LEAs likely will find most readily available on
the percentage of teachers with emergency, provisional, or temporary
certification or licensing are the data they provide to their States
for inclusion in the reports on the quality of teacher preparation that
the States provide to the Department in October of each year as
required by section 207 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended
(HEA). In these reports, States provide the percentage of teachers in
their LEAs teaching on waivers of State certification, both on a
statewide basis and in high-poverty LEAs. As reflected in the State
reports the Department most recently received in October 2008, the
national average percentage of teachers on waivers in high-poverty LEAs
is 1.37 percent.
    Under element (B)(2), an LEA may also demonstrate that it is
``high-need'' by demonstrating that it has a high teacher turnover
rate. The Department will review this aspect of an LEA's proposed
eligibility on a case-by-case basis, and would expect that an LEA that
meets this component of the definition would have a teacher turnover
rate that meets or exceeds the average national teacher turnover rate.
The most recent data available to the Department indicates that 16
percent of teachers teaching during the 2003-04 school year did not
return to teach in the same school the following school year. See
Marvel, J., Lyter, D.M., Peltola, P., Strizek, G.A., and Morton, B.A.
(2006). Teacher Attrition and Mobility: Results from the 2004-05
Teacher Follow-up Survey (NCES 2007-307). U.S. Department of Education,
National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S.
Government Printing Office.

IV. Application and Submission Information

    1. Address to Request Application Package: You can obtain an
application package via the Internet by downloading the package at
http://e-Grants.ed.gov.
    You also may request a copy of the application package from the
following: Andrea Baird, Teachers for a Competitive Tomorrow: Programs
for Master's Degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics,
or Critical Foreign Language Education, U.S. Department of Education,
1990 K Street, NW., room 6143, Washington, DC 20006-8526. Telephone:
(202) 502-7797. E-mail address: andrea.baird@ed.gov.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the
Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll-free, at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities can obtain a copy of the application
package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape,
or computer diskette) by contacting the program contact person listed
in this section.
    2. Content and Form of Application Submission: Requirements
concerning the content of an application, together with the forms you
must submit, are in the application package for this program.
    Page Limit: The application narrative is where you, the applicant,
address the selection criteria that reviewers use to evaluate your
application. You must limit the application narrative [Part III] to no
more than 50 pages, using the following standards:
     A ``page'' is 8.5'' x 11'', on one side only, with 1''
margins at the top, bottom, and both sides.
     Double space (no more than three lines per vertical inch)
all text in the application narrative, including titles, headings,
footnotes, quotations, references, and captions, as well as all text in
charts, tables, figures, and graphs.
     Use a font that is either 12-point or larger, or no
smaller than 10 pitch (characters per inch).

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     Use one of the following fonts: Times New Roman, Courier,
Courier New, or Arial. An application submitted in any other font
(including Times Roman and Arial Narrow) will not be accepted.
    The page limit does not apply to the cover sheet; the budget
section, including the narrative budget justification; the assurances
and certifications; or the one-page abstract, the resumes, the
bibliography, or the letters of support.
    We will reject your application if you exceed the page limit.
    3. Submission Dates and Times:
    Applications Available: June 30, 2010.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 30, 2010.
    Applications for grants under this program must be submitted
electronically using the Electronic Grant Application system (e-
Application) accessible through the Department's e-Grants site. For
information (including dates and times) about how to submit your
application electronically, or in paper format by mail or hand delivery
if you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission
requirement, please refer to Section IV. 7. Other Submission
Requirements of this notice.
    We do not consider an application that does not comply with the
deadline requirements.
    Individuals with disabilities who need an accommodation or
auxiliary aid in connection with the application process should contact
the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT in Section VII
of this notice. If the Department provides an accommodation or
auxiliary aid to an individual with a disability in connection with the
application process, the individual's application remains subject to
all other requirements and limitations in this notice.
    4. Intergovernmental Review: This program is subject to Executive
Order 12372 and the regulations in 34 CFR part 79. Information about
Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs under Executive Order
12372 is in the application package for this program.
    5. Funding Restrictions: We reference regulations outlining funding
restrictions in the Applicable Regulations section in this notice.
    6. Data Universal Numbering System Number, Taxpayer Identification
Number, and Central Contractor Registry: To do business with the
Department of Education, (1) You must have a Data Universal Numbering
System (DUNS) number and a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN); (2)
you must register both of those numbers with the Central Contractor
Registry (CCR), the Government's primary registrant database; and (3)
you must provide those same numbers on your application.
    You can obtain a DUNS number from Dun and Bradstreet. A DUNS number
can be created within one business day.
    If you are a corporate entity, agency, institution, or
organization, you can obtain a TIN from the Internal Revenue Service.
If you are an individual, you can obtain a TIN from the Internal
Revenue Service or the Social Security Administration. If you need a
new TIN, please allow 2-5 weeks for your TIN to become active.
    The CCR registration process may take five or more business days to
complete. If you are currently registered with the CCR, you may not
need to make any changes. However, please make certain that the TIN
associated with your DUNS number is correct. Also note that you will
need to update your CCR registration on an annual basis. This may take
three or more business days to complete.
    7. Other Submission Requirements: Applications for grants under
this program must be submitted electronically unless you qualify for an
exception to this requirement in accordance with the instructions in
this section.
    a. Electronic Submission of Applications.
    Applications for grants under the TCT Programs for Master's Degrees
in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Critical Foreign
Language Education, CFDA number 84.381B, must be submitted
electronically using e-Application, accessible through the Department's
e-Grants Web site at http://e-Grants.ed.gov.
    We will reject your application if you submit it in paper format
unless, as described elsewhere in this section, you qualify for one of
the exceptions to the electronic submission requirement and submit, no
later than two weeks before the application deadline date, a written
statement to the Department that you qualify for one of these
exceptions. Further information regarding calculation of the date that
is two weeks before the application deadline date is provided later in
this section under Exception to Electronic Submission Requirement.
    While completing your electronic application, you will be entering
data online that will be saved into a database. You may not e-mail an
electronic copy of a grant application to us.
    Please note the following:
     You must complete the electronic submission of your grant
application by 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application
deadline date. E-Application will not accept an application for this
program after 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application
deadline date. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you do not wait
until the application deadline date to begin the application process.
     The hours of operation of the e-Grants Web site are 6:00
a.m. Monday until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday; and 6:00 a.m. Thursday until
8:00 p.m. Sunday, Washington, DC time. Please note that, because of
maintenance, the system is unavailable between 8:00 p.m. on Sundays and
6:00 a.m. on Mondays, and between 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and 6:00 a.m.
on Thursdays, Washington, DC time. Any modifications to these hours are
posted on the e-Grants Web site.
     You will not receive additional point value because you
submit your application in electronic format, nor will we penalize you
if you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission
requirement, as described elsewhere in this section, and submit your
application in paper format.
     You must submit all documents electronically, including
all information you typically provide on the following forms: the
Application for Federal Assistance (SF 424), the Department of
Education Supplemental Information for SF 424, Budget Information--Non-
Construction Programs (ED 524), and all necessary assurances and
certifications. You must attach any narrative sections of your
application as files in a .DOC (document), .RTF (rich text), or .PDF
(Portable Document) format. If you upload a file type other than the
three file types specified in this paragraph or submit a password
protected file, we will not review that material.
     Your electronic application must comply with any page
limit requirements described in this notice.
     Prior to submitting your electronic application, you may
wish to print a copy of it for your records.
     After you electronically submit your application, you will
receive an automatic acknowledgment that will include a PR/Award number
(an identifying number unique to your application).
     Within three working days after submitting your electronic
application, fax a signed copy of the SF 424 to the Application Control
Center after following these steps:
    (1) Print SF 424 from e-Application.

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    (2) The applicant's Authorizing Representative must sign this form.
    (3) Place the PR/Award number in the upper right hand corner of the
hard-copy signature page of the SF 424.
    (4) Fax the signed SF 424 to the Application Control Center at
(202) 245-6272.
     We may request that you provide us original signatures on
other forms at a later date.
    Application Deadline Date Extension in Case of e-Application
Unavailability: If you are prevented from electronically submitting
your application on the application deadline date because e-Application
is unavailable, we will grant you an extension of one business day to
enable you to transmit your application electronically, by mail, or by
hand delivery. We will grant this extension if--
    (1) You are a registered user of e-Application and you have
initiated an electronic application for this competition; and
    (2) (a) E-Application is unavailable for 60 minutes or more between
the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the
application deadline date; or
    (b) E-Application is unavailable for any period of time between
3:30 p.m. and 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application
deadline date.
    We must acknowledge and confirm these periods of unavailability
before granting you an extension. To request this extension or to
confirm our acknowledgment of any system unavailability, you may
contact either (1) the person listed elsewhere in this notice under FOR
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT (See VII. Agency Contact) or (2) the e-
Grants help desk at 1-888-336-8930. If e-Application is unavailable due
to technical problems with the system and, therefore, the application
deadline is extended, an e-mail will be sent to all registered users
who have initiated an e-Application. Extensions referred to in this
section apply only to the unavailability of e-Application.
    Exception to Electronic Submission Requirement: You qualify for an
exception to the electronic submission requirement, and may submit your
application in paper format, if you are unable to submit an application
through e-Application because--
     You do not have access to the Internet; or
     You do not have the capacity to upload large documents to
e-Application; and
     No later than two weeks before the application deadline
date (14 calendar days; or, if the fourteenth calendar day before the
application deadline date falls on a Federal holiday, the next business
day following the Federal holiday), you mail or fax a written statement
to the Department, explaining which of the two grounds for an exception
prevents you from using the Internet to submit your application. If you
mail your written statement to the Department, it must be postmarked no
later than two weeks before the application deadline date. If you fax
your written statement to the Department, we must receive the faxed
statement no later than two weeks before the application deadline date.
    Address and mail or fax your statement to: Andrea Baird, U.S.
Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., room 6143, Washington, DC
20006-8526. FAX: (202) 502-7699.
    Your paper application must be submitted in accordance with the
mail or hand delivery instructions described in this notice.
    b. Submission of Paper Applications by Mail.
    If you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission
requirement, you may mail (through the U.S. Postal Service or a
commercial carrier) your application to the Department. You must mail
the original and two copies of your application, on or before the
application deadline date, to the Department at the following address:

U.S. Department of Education, Application Control Center, Attention:
(CFDA Number 84.381B), LBJ Basement Level 1, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW.,
Washington, DC 20202-4260.

    You must show proof of mailing consisting of one of the following:
    (1) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service postmark.
    (2) A legible mail receipt with the date of mailing stamped by the
U.S. Postal Service.
    (3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or receipt from a commercial
carrier.
    (4) Any other proof of mailing acceptable to the Secretary of the
U.S. Department of Education.
    If you mail your application through the U.S. Postal Service, we do
not accept either of the following as proof of mailing:
    (1) A private metered postmark.
    (2) A mail receipt that is not dated by the U.S. Postal Service.
    If your application is postmarked after the application deadline
date, we will not consider your application.

    Note: The U.S. Postal Service does not uniformly provide a dated
postmark. Before relying on this method, you should check with your
local post office.

    c. Submission of Paper Applications by Hand Delivery.
    If you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission
requirement, you (or a courier service) may deliver your paper
application to the Department by hand. You must deliver the original
and two copies of your application, by hand, on or before the
application deadline date, to the Department at the following address:

U.S. Department of Education, Application Control Center, Attention:
(CFDA Number 84.381B), 550 12th Street, SW., Room 7041, Potomac Center
Plaza, Washington, DC 20202-4260.

    The Application Control Center accepts hand deliveries daily
between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, except
Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal holidays.

    Note for Mail or Hand Delivery of Paper Applications:  If you
mail or hand deliver your application to the Department--
    (1) You must indicate on the envelope and--if not provided by
the Department--in Item 11 of the SF 424 the CFDA number, including
suffix letter, if any, of the competition under which you are
submitting your application; and
    (2) The Application Control Center will mail to you a
notification of receipt of your grant application. If you do not
receive this grant notification within 15 business days from the
application deadline date, you should call the U.S. Department of
Education Application Control Center at (202) 245-6288.

V. Application Review Information

    Selection Criteria: The selection criteria for this program are
from section 6114 of the America COMPETES Act, 20 U.S.C. 9814, and from
34 CFR 75.209(a) and 75.210 of EDGAR and are described in the
application package.

VI. Award Administration Information

    1. Award Notices: If your application is successful, we will notify
your U.S. Representative and U.S. Senators and send you a Grant Award
Notice (GAN). We may notify you informally, also.
    If your application is not evaluated or not selected for funding,
we will notify you.
    2. Administrative and National Policy Requirements: We identify
administrative and national policy requirements in the application
package and reference these and other requirements in the Applicable
Regulations section of this notice.
    We reference the regulations outlining the terms and conditions of
an award in the Applicable Regulations section of this notice and
include these and other specific conditions in the GAN. The GAN also
incorporates your approved application as part of your binding
commitments under the grant.

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    3. Reporting: At the end of your project period, you must submit a
final performance report, including financial information, as directed
by the Secretary. If you receive a multi-year award, you must submit an
annual performance report that provides the most current performance
and financial expenditure information as directed by the Secretary in
34 CFR 75.118. The Secretary may also require more frequent performance
reports under 34 CFR 75.720(c). For specific requirements on reporting,
please review section 6114(d) of the America COMPETES Act, 20 U.S.C.
9814(d), and go to: 
http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/apply/appforms/appforms.html.
    4. Performance Measures: The objective of the TCT Programs for
Master's Degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or
Critical Foreign Language Education is to train program participants as
highly qualified teachers in these subject areas and to place them in
high-need LEAs. Under the Government Performance and Results Act
(GPRA), the following measures will be used by the Department in
assessing the performance of the program.
    (1) The percentage of program participants who earn a master's
degree and certification or licensure in a science, technology,
engineering, mathematics, or critical foreign language area (includes
previously licensed teachers who receive a master's degree).
    (2) The percentage of program participants who become or remain a
teacher of record in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics,
or critical foreign language area in a high-need school.
    (3) The percentage of program participants who remain teaching in
the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or critical foreign
language area in a high-need school for two or more years.
    (4) The cost per program participant who remains in teaching in the
science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or critical foreign
language area in a high-need school for two or more years.
    If funded, you will be asked to collect and report data on these
measures in your project's annual performance report (EDGAR, 34 CFR
75.590). Applicants are also advised to consider these measures in
conceptualizing the design, implementation, and evaluation of their
proposed projects because of their importance in the application review
process. Collection of data on these measures should be a part of the
evaluation plan, along with measures of progress on goals and
objectives that are specific to your project.

VII. Agency Contact

    For Further Information Contact: Andrea Baird, Teachers for a
Competitive Tomorrow: Programs for Master's Degrees in Science,
Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Critical Foreign Language
Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., room 6143,
Washington, DC 20006-8526. Telephone: (202) 502-7797 or e-mail
andrea.baird@ed.gov.
    If you use a TDD, call the FRS, toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.

VIII. Other Information

    Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this
document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format
(e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on
request to the program contact person listed under FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION CONTACT in Section VII in this notice.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You can view this document, as
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the
Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister.
    To use PDF, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available
free at this site.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: 
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/index.html.

    Delegation of Authority: The Secretary of Education has delegated
authority to Daniel T. Madzelan, Director, Forecasting and Policy
Analysis for the Office of Postsecondary Education, to perform the
functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary
Education.

    Dated: June 25, 2010.
Daniel T. Madzelan,
Director, Forecasting and Policy Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2010-15922 Filed 6-29-10; 8:45 am]
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