Transition to Teaching Grant Program

Grant

Award

  • Award Min: $300,000.00
  • Award Max: $750,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: May 31, 2011

Eligibility:
A State educational agency (SEA); a high-need LEA; a for-profit or nonprofit organization that has a proven record of effectively recruiting and retaining highly qualified teachers, in partnership with a high-need LEA or an SEA; an IHE in partnership with a high-need LEA or an SEA; a regional consortium of SEAs; or a consortium of high-need LEAs.

Purpose:
The Transition To Teaching Program Encourages (1) The Development And Expansion Of Alternative Routes To Full State Teacher Certification, As Well As (2) The Recruitment And Retention Of Highly Qualified Mid-career Professionals, Recent College Graduates, And Highly Qualified Paraprofessionals As Teachers In High-need Schools Operated By High-need Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), Including Charter Schools That Operate As High-need LEAs.

Additional Info:
Patricia Barrett, Beatriz Ceja, or Salimah Shabazz, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4C111, Washington, DC 20202-5960. Telephone: (202) 260-7350 (Patricia Barrett), (202) 205-5009 (Beatriz Ceja), or (202) 260-2434 (Salimah Shabazz), or by e-mail: transitiontoteaching@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. Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: April 29, 2011. Date of Pre-Application Meeting: April 18, 2011. Estimated Range of Awards: National/regional projects--$450,000- $750,000 per year; Statewide projects--$300,000-$650,000 per year; and Local projects--$150,000-$450,000 per year. Estimated Average Size of Awards: National/regional projects-- $600,000 per year; Statewide projects--$475,000 per year; and Local projects--$300,000 per year. Estimated Number of Awards: National/regional projects--1-3; Statewide projects--3-5; and Local projects--5-16.