Grant Opportunity: The Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) Program is managed by the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education in the US Department of Education. The purpose of the program is to encourage evidence-based practices in implementing interventions that support educators' development across the continuum of their careers including preparation, recruitment, evaluation, professional learning, and leadership development.
Funding is available for projects that address one of the following Absolute Priorities:
Absolute Priority 1: Supporting Effective Teachers. Projects in this category may include activities that provide teachers with evidence-based professional development/enhancement (including activities which lead to advanced credentials); professional development activities addressing literacy, numeracy, remedial, and other educational needs of Local Educational Agencies (LEAs); and providing teachers from nontraditional preparation and certification routes to underserved LEAs.
Absolute Priority 2: Projects in this category may include activities providing school principals and other school leaders with professional development activities (including those leading to advanced credential); project providing principals and school leaders addressing literacy, numeracy, remedial, and other needs of LEAs; and projects providing principals and school leaders with nontraditional preparation and certification routes to serve in traditionally underserved LEAs.
Eligibility: Institutions of higher education (IHEs) and nonprofit organizations with a demonstrated record of raising student academic achievement, graduation rates, and rates of higher education attendance, matriculation, or completion, or of effectiveness in providing preparation and Professional Development activities and programs for teachers, principals, or other School Leaders.
Grant Amount: Awards range between $1M-$6M per project year, the estimated average award size is $3.5M per project year
Grant Period: Up to 36 months
- Application Deadline: Friday, June 12, 2020
For more information: Click here for information about funding priorities and application instructions.
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