National Professional Development Program
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Program Office: English Language Acquisition
CFDA Number: 84.365Z
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Program Description - 2011, 2012 NPD Program
The NPD Program provides grants for eligible entities to implement professional development activities intended to improve instruction for English Learners (ELs) and assists education personnel working with ELs to meet high professional standards. Professional development activities may include both pre-service and in-service activities.
NPD Program Information [PDF, 143KB]
Types of Projects - 2011, 2012 NPD Program
Grants are made to IHEs that have entered into consortium arrangements with SEAs or LEAs. Projects are designed to increase the pool of highly qualified educators prepared to serve EL students and increase the skills of educators already serving them.