Program Authorization: ESEA of 1965 as amended by P.L. 103-382, IASA of 1994
The mission of the Title 2/Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program is to improve classroom instruction by administering a subgrant program which provides assistance to local educational agencies for teacher training activities in mathematics, science, and other core subject areas.
The goal of the Title 2/Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program is to effectively support local educational agencies' teacher training projects.
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
1. The Title2/Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development will have 74 active local teacher training programs which will attain a 100% effectiveness rating by independent evaluators in FY 1998-1999.
1 Each LEA designs and implements its own unique professional development program based on local needs and therefore the range of activities and evaluations varies greatly.
2 Participant figures are unavailable until the end of the school year; figures shown are based on 1995-96 data.
RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM
SOURCE OF FUNDING
This program is funded with federal funds through Title 2/Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development; as authorized by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 134.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100% of the total request ($7,047,000) for this program. The increase reflects an increase in the annual federal grant award and projected carryforward funds.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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