For complete details see Federal Register March 30, 2011 http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2011/pdf/2011-7483.pdf
Deadline for notice of intent to apply: April 29, 2011.
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.
Partnerships or Consortia That Include a High-need LEA or High-need SEA.
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.
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
Address to Request Application Package:
Beatriz Ceja, U.S. Department of Education,
400 Maryland Avenue,SW., room 4C111
Washington, DC 20202–5960