Federal Programs - Title II

General Information

Federal Program Title II, Part A (CFDA: 84.367) is a formula grant for the purpose of increasing academic achievement by improving teacher and principal quality. Awards are made to state education agencies (SEAs) that in turn make formula sub grants to local education agencies (LEAs).

Title II, Part A provides these agencies the flexibility to use these funds creatively to address challenges to teacher quality, whether they concern teacher preparation and qualifications of new teachers, recruitment and hiring, induction, professional development, teacher retention, or the need for more capable principals to serve as effective school leaders.

Documents and Resources

Parents Right To Know Notification
Title II, Part A Improving Teacher Quality Grant
Title II, Part A Handbook & Guidance
Title II, Part A Plans & Reports

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the mission of Title II, Part A?

Our mission is to provide technical assistance, resources and program monitoring to local education agencies in support of the US Department of Education's Title II, Part A Improving Teacher Quality State Grant's purpose of increasing academic achievement by improving teacher and principal quality.

Contact Information

Tim Smith, Ed.D Executive Director of Federal Programs

706-748-2154



TBD Teacher Quality Specialist

706-748-2125



Angie Blackstock Teacher Quality Specialist

706-748-2083



Angie Jacobson Professional Learning Specialist

706-748-2132



Sheryl Green Teacher Quality Specialist

706-748-3342


Brandon McDonald Title II-A Tracking Specialist

706-748-2138