Early Learning Career Pathways Initiative: Credentialing in the Early Care and Education Field PDF (15MB)
The Office of Early Learning (OEL) is the principal office charged with supporting the Department’s Early Learning Initiative with the goal of improving the health, social-emotional, and cognitive outcomes for children from birth through third grade, so that all children, particularly those with high needs, are on track for graduating from high school college- and […]
Authorized by: Section 220 of the Department of Education Organization Act
Who May Apply: (specifically) These consolidated grants are limited to the insular areas (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands).
Program Description The No Child Left Behind Act amended the Department of Education Act to require the Department to establish the ‘Coordinator for the Outlying Areas’ position. School Support and Rural Programs currently employs the Departments Coordinator for the Outlying Areas, who: (1) serves as the principal advisor to the Department on Federal matters affecting […]
Evidence-Based Literacy Resources Please visit the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) to search for additional resources and research on effective literacy practices. Performance Information This SRCL National Performance Report explores the implementation and outcomes for the 2014–15 grant performance year. To read the full report, click on The FY 2016 SRCL National Performance Report.
The Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) program is authorized as part of the FY 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act (Pub. L. No. 111-117) under the Title I demonstration authority (Part E, Section 1502 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Through the Act, Congress provided $200 million for a comprehensive literacy development and education […]
The Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) program is a $250 million competitive federal grant designed to improve states’ early childhood systems by building upon existing federal, state, and local early care and learning investments. PDG B-5 was established in 2015 through the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which reauthorized the Elementary […]
Comprehensive Centers – provide technical assistance services focused on the implementation of reform programs. Florida & Islands Comprehensive Center Educational Testing Service Dr. Alice Lindsay, Director 1000 North Ashley Drive, Suite 312 Tampa, FL 33602 Phone: 1-800-756-9003 *Serves the Virgin Islands. Pacific Region Comprehensive Center Pacific Resources for Education and Learning Melly Wilson, Director 1136 […]
Who May Apply: (specifically) These grants are limited to the Insular Areas: (American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands)