Office of Accountability

TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL TRAINING AND RECRUITING FUND (ESEA/NCLB Title II A)

ESEA/NCLB Title II, Part A provides funds to all NYS local education agencies (LEAs) for the purposes of meeting NCLB highly qualified teaching requirements, by:

  • providing high quality professional development  to ensure that teachers become, and remain, highly effective in helping all students to learn and achieve high performance standards;
  • meeting ‘highly qualified teacher’ requirements for core course teaching through effective teacher recruitment, retention and professional development practices; and
  • ensuring strong instructional leadership through effective principal recruitment, retention and professional development practices.

The bulk of ESEA/NCLB Title II A funds (95%) are provided as formula allocations to LEAs.  ESEA/NCLB Title IIA is the second largest NCLB source of formula funding allocations (Title I is the largest) to LEAs.

 

Last Updated: July 2, 2014