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Improving Teacher Quality State Grants


For the 2015-2016 grant period, the Minnesota Office of Higher Education has received $822,909 in federal funds to support continuation awards for 17 inservice programs for K-12 educators that improve the effectiveness of classroom instruction and the distribution of highly qualified teachers.

These grants were awarded to partnerships comprised of, at a minimum, an accredited Minnesota private or public higher education institution and the division of the institution that prepares teachers, a school of arts and sciences within the higher education institution, and a high need Local Education Agency (school district).

See descriptions of the 17 projects funded for the current grant period.

If you have questions on the Improving Teacher Quality Program, contact Dr. Nancy Walters by email at or (651) 259-3907.