Funding PD Infrastructure with CARES Act and Title II
By Julia Ramsey
As districts ramp up their PD to sharpen educators’ virtual instruction skills, coordinating and supporting newly-remote teaching teams has never been more critical. But with an uncertain school year ahead and funds stretched tight by COVID-19, many education leaders are scrambling to find the budget for professional learning supports. Recent changes to federal education funding structures like Title II and the CARES Act mean that these dollars are now available to invest in long-term PD solutions for continuous improvement.