The Defense Human Resource Activity (DHRA) and the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) announce a second 2018 grant notice supporting the Troops to Teachers program. The closing date for application is June 15, 2018.
The intention of this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is for the receipt of proposals related to the Troops to Teachers Program for the purpose 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.
Total amount of funding available for grants resulting from this announcement is $987,439.00. The minimum amount for awards recommended under this BAA is $100,000.00. The maximum amount for awards recommended under this BAA is $400,000.00.
Troops to Teachers (TTT) Program Vision
Every service member interested in a career in teaching will receive transition assistance to help apply his/her skills, leadership, training and core values to a teaching position in kindergarten through grade 12 schools.
TTT Program Mission
Assist transitioning service members with meeting the requirements necessary to become teachers
Assist program participants with finding employment as a teacher when eligible
TTT Program Goals
Reduce veteran unemployment
Improve American education by providing motivated, experienced and dedicated personnel for employment in the nation’s classrooms
Increase the number of male and minority teachers in the nation's classrooms
Address teacher shortage issues in K-12 schools that serve low-income families and in the critical subjects of math, science and special education