National Professional Development Program
|Source:||U.S Dept. Of Education|
|Program:||National Professional Development Program|
|Eligibility:||IHEs, in consortia with local educational agencies (LEAs) or State educational agencies (SEAs).|
Section 3131 Of The Elementary And Secondary Education Act Of 1965, As Amended (ESEA), Provides For A National Professional Development (NPD) Program That Will Award Grants On A Competitive Basis, For A Period Of Not More Than 5 Years, To Institutions Of Higher Education (in Consortia With State Educational Agencies Or Local Educational Agencies). These Grants Support Professional Development Activities That Are Designed To Improve Classroom Instruction For English Learners (ELs) And Will Assist Educational Personnel Working With Such Children To Meet High Professional Standards, Including Standards For Certification And Licensure As Teachers Who Work In Language Instruction Educational Programs Or Serve ELs.
|Period:||Up to 60 months|
|Ana Garcia, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 5C147, Washington, DC 20202-6510. Telephone: (202) 401-1440, or by e-mail: Ana.Garcia@ed.gov; Diana Schneider, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 5C139, Washington, DC 20202-6510. Telephone: (202) 401-1456, or by e-mail: Diana.Schneider@ed.gov; or Sharon Coleman, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 5C136, Washington, DC 20202-6510. Telephone: (202) 401-1452, or by e-mail: Sharon.Coleman@ed.gov.|