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Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant Program

CFDA Number: 84.423A Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants

What’s New

On September 28, 2018 the Department announced a total of 14 new SEED grantees. The new grantees received over $33 million this year and are projected to receive a total of over $108 million during their initial three-year grant period. The funding will allow these grantees to support more than 12,000 teachers and 1,300 principals during their grants.

For more information on these awards, please see the Awards section.

Program Description

The SEED grant program provides funding to increase the number of highly effective educators by supporting the implementation of evidence-based preparation, development, or enhancement opportunities for educators.

Evaluation Resources

The SEED program has compiled a range of resources to help organizations design and implement evaluations that are consistent with the What Works Clearinghouse standards. Please click here to access the evaluation resource database.


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