Title II, Part A: Supporting Effective Instruction

  • The purpose of Title II, Part A: Supporting Effective Instruction is to

    • increase student achievement aligning with the challenging State academic standards;
    • improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders;
    • increase the number of teachers, principals, and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools; and
    • provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals, and other school leaders.

     
    For our MCSD schools, Title II, Part A funding supports

    • increased professional development and educational endorsements for teachers;  
    • face to face English as a Second Language certification courses for district teachers;
    • literacy based professional development days for teachers to improve instructional strategies; and
    • partially fund Literacy Coaches to provide onsite professional development and work with teachers on improving their efficacy in addressing the needs of all students.