Program Office: Academic Improvement and Teacher Quality Programs
CFDA Number: 84.385A
Program Type: Discretionary Grants/ARRA
This program supports efforts to develop and implement performance-based teacher and principal compensation systems in high-need schools.
Projects develop and implement performance-based teacher and principal compensation systems in high-need schools.
Performance-based compensation systems must consider gains in student academic achievement as well as classroom evaluations conducted multiple times during each school year among other factors and provide educators with incentives to take on additional responsibilities and leadership roles.
Learn more at http://www2.ed.gov/programs/teacherincentive/index.html