Title II, Part A: Supporting Effective Instruction

Purpose (ESSA section 2001):

The purpose of this title is to provide grants to State educational agencies and subgrants to local educational agencies to—

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

Local Education Agency (LEA) Use of Funds:

PRELIMINARY Funding for Local Education Agency (LEA) Activities, 2017-18: $87,804,366

Local Uses of Funds (ESSA section 2103):

The programs and activities described –

  • SHALL be in accordance with the purpose of this title; and
  • SHALL address the learning needs of all students, including children with disabilities, English learners and gifted and talented students.

2017-18 Title II, Part A – Documents

Application Documents:

Contact Information:

Technical Assistance Documents:

Equitable Services Documents and Links:

Other Helpful Links:

All items included in the section below are from fiscal year 2016-2017 or earlier.


Lynn Kemper, Educational Consultant

Bureau of Educator Recruitment, Development & Retention
Florida Department of Education
325 West Gaines Street, Room 124
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Phone: 850-245-7804
Fax: 850-245-0543