SD Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501
605 773 3455

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

Title II, Part A – Improving Teacher Quality State Grants

Competitive Subgrants to Eligible Partnerships

(Replacement for Eisenhower Professional Development Program)


Request for Proposals FY16

Professional Development for Teachers

The State Agency for Higher Education (SAHE) administers a portion of Title II, Part A, Improving Teacher Quality State Grants funds to make competitive grants to eligible partnerships comprised of at least one institution of higher education (IHE) and at least one high need local education agency (LEA). The South Dakota Board of Regents (SAHE) invites applications through a Request for Proposals (RFP) available on this page. Persons interested in preparing applications should review the RFP carefully as there are significant changes. The RFP (including Appendices) has been significantly revised to reflect the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Proposals are due to the Administrator no later than February 12, 2016.

Partnership Subgrants Contact Persons

Dr. Nathan Lukkes
Partnership Grants Administrator
Telephone: 605-773-3455


Mary Ellen Garrett
Partnership Grants Financial Manager
Telephone: 605-773-3455

Bill (William) Kelly
Partnership Grants Manager
Telephone: 605-642-6371