Professional Development for Arts Educators (PDAE) Program

Grant

Award

  • Award Min: $150,000.00
  • Award Max: $350,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: May 19, 2014

Eligibility:
An LEA, which may be a charter school that is considered an LEA under State law and regulations, that is acting on behalf of an individual school or schools that meets the poverty 
criterion with respect to children from low-income families that is specified in the Application Requirement section elsewhere in this notice, and that must work in partnership with one or more of the following--
A State or local non-profit or governmental arts
organization;
A State educational agency (SEA) or regional educational
service agency;
An institution of higher education; or
A public or private agency, institution, or organization including a museum, an arts education association, a library, a theater, or a community- or faith-based organization.

Purpose:
The Professional Development for Arts Educators (PDAE) program supports the implementation of high-quality model professional development programs in elementary and secondary education for music, dance, drama, media arts, or visual arts, including folk arts, for educators and other arts instructional staff of kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) students in high-poverty schools. The purpose of this program is to strengthen standards-based arts education programs and to help ensure that all students meet challenging State academic content standards and challenging State student academic achievement standards in the arts.

Additional Info:
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: April 17, 2014. Michelle J. Armstrong, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 4W 214, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone (202) 453-6525 or by email: