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Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant Program

CFDA Number: 84.423A
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants

What’s New

The Department published the Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) for the 2018 Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) program competition on March 21, 2018. The deadline for submission of applications is May 17, 2018. For additional information, please visit the Applicant Info and Eligibility page.

Please fill out the intent to apply by April 5, 2018 at this link:

Program Description

The SEED grant program provides funding to increase the number of highly effective educators by supporting the implementation of evidence-based preparation, development, or enhancement opportunities for educators.

Evaluation Resources

The SEED program has compiled a range of resources to help organizations design and implement evaluations that are consistent with the What Works Clearinghouse standards. Please click here to access the evaluation resource database.


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