The mission of the GaDOE Title II, Part A Program is to provide technical assistance, and resources, to local education agencies in support of the United States Department of Education's (ED) Title II, Part A Supporting Effective Instruction Grant's purpose of increasing academic achievement by improving the effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders.
SEA Implementation of Title II, Part A
Title II, Part A State Activities
Title II, Part A Program staff responsible for State Activities are a part of the Teacher and Leader Support and Development Division of the Office of Teaching and Learning. The staff provides resources and training to support the grant purpose.
Title II, Part A was initially authorized as Eisenhower Professional Development and the Class Size Reduction programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, was reauthorized in 2001 by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and in 2015 by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Title II, Part A Supporting Effective Instruction Grant funds are obtained by the State based on the United States Department of Education’s (ED) approval of either (1) Georgia's State plan or (2) Georgia's consolidated application that includes the Title II, Part A Program. Through the program, state and local educational agencies (SEAs and LEAs) receive funds using an ED-provided formula based on poverty and population.
Educator Pipeline Support
Leader Pipeline Dashboard (Georgia Insights)
Teacher Pipeline Dashboard (Georgia Insights)
Routes to becoming a Georgia Teacher
Educator Pipeline Federal Funding Opportunities
Private Schools and Equitable Services
Title II, Part A Program staff responsible for State Activities are a part of the Teacher and Leader Support and Development Division of the Office of Teaching and Learning. The staff provides evidence-based resources and training to support the purpose of the Title II, Part A grant. Based on Federal guidelines, GaDOE is responsible for ensuring equitable services are provided for state-level activities to all non-profit private schools in Georgia.
Non-Profit Private Schools Title II, Part A State Activities: Equitable Services (PPT)
Title II Part A Equitable Services GeorgiaLearns (Video)
GaConnects for Non-Profit Private Schools Request Form
Cultivating Teachers Grant
This is a GaDOE-administered, non-renewable, non-transferable grant for a maximum of $10,000 used by school districts to provide teacher professional learning and recruitment for pathway expansion and support. Grant funding will be distributed from July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024.
Each applicant receiving funding through this RFP must:
- meet the eligibility requirements for the grant;
- comply with all program implementation and reporting requirements;
- appropriately use these funds as described in the application package;
- implement activities funded through the proposal within the timeline.
The deadline for application is Friday, April 14, 2023. All applications must be received in the grant application portal no later than 5:00 p.m. Directions for submission are included in the RFP and the grant portal.
2023 Cultivating Teacher Grant