Troops to Teachers Program

Funding Opportunity ID: 298022
Opportunity Number: H98210-BAA-18-0001
Opportunity Title: Troops to Teachers Program
Opportunity Category: Continuation
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 12.620
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: State Education Agencies
Agency Code: DOD
Agency Name: Department of Defense
Posted Date: Oct 19, 2017
Close Date: Jan 26, 2018
Last Updated Date: Oct 19, 2017
Award Ceiling: $400,000
Award Floor: $100,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Description: Congress enacted the Troops to Teachers (TTT) Program in 1993 to assist eligible current and former members of the armed forces to transition into second careers as teachers. Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness, Force Education, is responsible for program policy, funding and oversight. The TTT National Office, located within the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES), is responsible for day-to-day operations and management of the program. Authorizing statute in 10 USC 1154(h) (2) (A), permits the Secretary of Defense to make grants to states or consortia of such states in order to support efforts of recruiting eligible current and former members of the armed forces for participation in the TTT Program and facilitating the employment of participants as elementary school teachers, secondary school teachers, and career or technical teachers.
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