Teacher Quality Partnership Grants Program; (ARRA Program) CFDA 84.405A

Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice.

For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.

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Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information.

Purpose of Program:
The purposes of the Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) Grants Program are to:
Improve student achievement; improve the quality of new and prospective 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 highly qualified teachers; and recruit highly qualified individuals, including minorities and individuals from other occupations, into the teaching force.

More specifically, the TQP Grants Program seeks to improve the quality of new teachers by creating partnerships among IHEs, high-need school districts (local educational agencies (LEAs)) their high-need schools, and/or high-need early childhood education (ECE) program.

These partnerships would create model teacher preparation programs at the pre-baccalaureate level through the implementation of specific reforms of the IHE's existing teacher preparation programs, and/or model teaching residency programs for individuals with strong academic and/or professional backgrounds but without teaching experience.

The TQP Grants Program may also support school leadership programs to train superintendents, principals, ECE program directors, and other school leaders in high-need or rural LEAs.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 405A.

Applications for grants under the Teacher Quality Partnership--CFDA Number 8 4. 405A must be submitted electronically using e-Application, accessible through the Department's e-Grants Web site at:

While completing your electronic application, you will be entering data online that will be saved into a database.

You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us.

Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2009; correction.

On May 27, 2009, we published in the Federal Register (74 FR 25221) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 200 9. This notice corrects an error in that notice.

In the Federal Register of May 27, 2009, in FR Doc.

E9-12180, on page 25227, in the third column, under the heading Poverty Data, at the end of line six, insert the word ``not'' after the word ``serves.''
Related Programs

Teacher Quality Partnerships, Recovery Act

Department of Education

Agency: Department of Education


Estimated Funding: $143,000,000

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2009; correction.

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible Applicants: An eligible applicant must be an ``eligible partnership'' as defined in section 200(6) of the HEA.

The fiscal agent of the grant must be one of the required partners in the eligible partnership, as described in section 200 of the HEA.

We are establishing this requirement in accordance with section 437(d)(1) of GEPA to ensure that a required member of the partnership is responsible for the administration of the grant.

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