As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. Department of Education has issued a notice inviting applications for grants under the Teacher Quality Partnership Grants Program. The goals of the Grants Program are to: 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 accountable for preparing highly qualified teachers; and recruit highly qualified individuals, including minorities and individuals from other occupations, into the teaching force.

Applications Available: May 27, 2009

Application Deadline: July 23, 2009

Information on application requirements