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Purpose of Grant

The Title II-A grant is specifically reserved for district professional development expenses that enhance classroom instruction or instructional skills of educators.  Such professional development can include:

  • Trainings held both in and out of state
  • Meals and lodging associated with trainings (when needed)
  • Contracting professional trainings or consultancies for in-district work
  • Paying district teaching staff for trainings
  • Paying for substitute teachers due to training absences
  • Staff eligible for use of Title II-A funds:
    • Teachers
    • Support Staff
    • Administrators

Determining Use of Title II-A Funds

CCSD2 uses a mixture of means to determine use of Title II-A funds, especially when considering whole-district trainings:

  • Annual District Needs Assessment surveys and results
  • School principal determination based on staff input, needs of students
  • New and ongoing state legislation
  • District Administrative Team discussions and determinations
  • Teacher requests (individual conferences, trainings, etc.)

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