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Title II-A: Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High Quality Teachers, Principals or Other School Leaders

The FY17 Title IIA application workbook and allocations list are available in the RFR.

Title purpose of Title IIA is to (1) increase student achievement consistent with the challenging State academic standards; (2) improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals , and other school leaders; (3) increase the number of teachers, principals, and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools; and (4) provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals , and other school leaders.

Title IIA Introduction and Overview

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TIIA Quick Reference Guide (June 2015)
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The Essentials Presentation (November 2016)
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Federal Non-Regulatory Title II-A Guidance
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Information on Title IIA Application and Process

  • Needs Assessment
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    Needs Assessment (November 2015)
  • Budget
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    TIIA Budget Planning (November 2014)
  • Private schools
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    Federal Non-Regulatory Guidance on Equitable Services for Private Schools
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    Private Schools Presentation (June 2015)
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    Sample private school meeting invitation
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    Sample private school meeting documentation
  • Monitoring
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    TIIA and Audit & Compliance Monitoring Presentation (November 2015)
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    Preparing for the Title IIA Monitoring Review (FY15)

Information on Areas of Professional Development

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Supporting Induction and Mentoring Programs
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Collaborating to Support Equity
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Educator Evaluation and Professional Development Presentation (June 2015)
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Educator Evaluation and Professional Development Quick Reference Guide
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Tracking Outcomes of PD (June 2016)
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Learning Walkthrough Implementation Guide (mentioned in Leicester Public Schools' presentation, June 2016)
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One-Page Overview on Tracking Outcomes of PD (June 2016)
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Leveraging Funds for Educator Effectiveness Presentation (November 2015)

Contact information

  • District personnel with questions about Title IIA may contact TitleIIAGrants@doe.mass.edu.
  • For broader information on improving educator effectiveness in Massachusetts, please visit Educator Services.
  • For more information on providing students with equitable access to quality educators, please visit Equitable Access.


Last Updated: November 7, 2016
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