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NDUS Funded Activities: Partnerships

Consistent with the priorities and criteria in the June 12, 2002, North Dakota Consolidated State Application, the NDUS will make awards from Improving Teacher Quality State Grants funds to support the following three types of partnership activities to enhance student achievement in participating high-need LEAs:

  1. Professional development activities in core academic subjects to ensure that:
  • Teachers and highly qualified paraprofessionals (and, when appropriate, principals) have subject matter knowledge in the academic subjects that the teachers teach (including knowledge of how to use computers and other technology to enhance student learning); and
  • Principals have the instructional leadership skills to help them work more effectively with teachers to help students master core academic subjects.
  1. Development and provision of assistance to LEAs and to their teachers, highly qualified paraprofessionals, or school principals, in providing sustained, high-quality professional development activities that:
  • Ensure that those individuals can use challenging State academic content standards, student academic achievement standards, and State assessments to improve instructional practices and student academic achievement;
  • May include intensive programs designed to prepare individuals to provide instruction related to the professional development described in the preceding paragraph to others in their schools; and
  • May include activities of partnerships between one or more LEAs, one or more of the LEAs’ schools, and one or more IHEs for the purpose of improving teaching and learning at low-performing schools.

    Applicants who choose either numbers 1a., 1b. or 2a., 2b., or 2c. above must also respond in some manner to the NDUS Absolute Priority, New Teacher Mentoring, number 3 below.
  1. Standards-based, new teacher mentoring activities in summer institutes and associated follow-up sessions as defined by the Absolute Priority described in the North Dakota Consolidated State Application. The applications will comply with the purposes of the NCLB legislation and will be conducted in compliance with the new North Dakota teacher licensure requirements per the “highly qualified teacher” provisions of NCLB.
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