Title II - Professional Development
Title II Guidelines and Procedures
Title II: Preparing, Training and Recruiting High-Quality Teachers and Principals
Title II, Part A--Preparing, Training, and Recruiting Teachers and School Leaders
The purpose of Title II-A is to provide grants to state education department and subgrants to school districts to:
- Increase student achievement consistent with the challenging state of academic standards
- Improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, 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
- Provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals, and other school leaders (Sec. 2001)
Private School Participation
States and districts receiving funds under Title II-A must provide equitable services to eligible teachers and administrators in private schools that address their needs in accordance with the provisions of Sec. 8501.
Professional Development activities may be carried out by state education departments or local school districts. In their applications to receive funding under this program from the U.S. Department of Education, state education departments must include an assurance that they will comply with Sec. 8501 regarding equitable services to private school children and teachers (Sec. 2101(d)(2(I)). Similarly, in their applications to receive funding from the state, school districts must also include an assurance that they will comply with the equitability provision found in Sec. 8501 (Sec. 2102(b)(2(E)).
Title II Reimbursement Forms