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Program Overview - Title II, Part A

Title II, Part A (Effective Instruction)

The purpose of Title II, Part A is to increase student academic achievement consistent with the challenging state academic standards; improve the quality and effectiveness of teacher, principals, and other school leaders; increase the number of teachers, principals, and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools; and provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals, and other school leaders.

 

Uses of Funds

  • Develop, implement, and improve rigorous, transparent, fair evaluation and support systems
  • Support the effective recruitment, selection, hiring and retention of effective educators
  • Recruit qualified individuals from other fields to become educators
  • Provide high-quality personalized professional development that is evidence-based
  • Develop programs and activities that increase educators’ ability to meet the needs of all learners
  • Support activities and programs that increase educators’ ability to meet the needs of students through age 8
  • Carrying out in-service training for school personnel
  • Support the instructional services provided by effective school library programs
  • Develop feedback mechanisms to improve school working conditions
  • Carry out other evidence-based activities that meet the purpose of this title.

 

Allowable Expenses

  • Developing and implementing new teacher, principal, or other school leader induction and mentoring programs
  • Providing high-quality professional development that is evidence-based for educators on activities such as effectively engaging parents, families and community partners, promoting high-quality instruction in STEM, etc.
  • Developing and implementing strategies to improve the hiring and retention of a diverse workforce
  • Providing in-service training to all school personnel regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse, trauma, and mental illness, linking children to appropriate services, and addressing issues related to school conditions
  • Providing training to support the identification of gifted and talented students and instructional practices that support the education of such students

 

NOTE: Funds made available under Title II, Part A shall be used to supplement, not supplant, any other federal, state, or local education funds.

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