March 24, 2022
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Description of Grant:
The purpose of the Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Program is to improve student achievement; improve the quality of prospective and new teachers by improving the preparation of prospective teachers and enhancing professional development activities for new teachers; hold teacher preparation programs at institutions of higher education (IHEs) accountable for preparing teachers who meet applicable State certification and licensure requirements; and recruit highly qualified individuals, including individuals of color and individuals from other occupations, into the teaching force. There is approximately $35,000,000 in funding available!
Who is Eligible?
-a high-need local educational agency (LEA), a high-need school served by the LEA, or a high-need early childhood education (ECE) program;
-a partner institution;
-a school, department, or program of education within such partner institution;
-and a school or department of arts and sciences within such partner institution.
but may include:
-The Governor of the State.
-The State educational agency (SEA).
– The State board of education.
– The State agency for higher education.
-A public or private nonprofit educational organization.
-An educational service agency.
– A teacher organization.
-A high-performing LEA, or a consortium of such LEAs, that can serve as a resource to the partnership.
– A charter school.
-A school or department within the partner institution that focuses on psychology and human development.
– A school or department within the partner institution with comparable expertise in the disciplines of teaching, learning, and child and adolescent development.
– An entity operating a program that provides alternative routes to State certification of teachers.
Other important information and deadlines:
- Deadline for application submission– 4/26/2022, 12:00 P.M.
- 20 points for having an evaluator.
Why chose VIA as your evaluator?
VIA has evaluated similar grants including; Teacher Leader Quality Partnerships (TLQP), Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (C-STEP), and the NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program.
Let us help you to design the evaluation plan! Book your virtual meeting now!