The MDHEWD receives, and the Academic Affairs group administers, approximately $1.2 million each year in federal funds for the professional development of K-12 teachers. The staff develops and distributes an annual Request for Proposals (RFP), manages the evaluation of proposals, makes awards, and monitors/evaluates the professional development activities.

A list of funded projects, technical Assistance Workshop information, the most recent RFP and reimbursement forms are available below.


ITQG Final Report Guidelines


Cycle-15 Request for Proposals


Cycle-15 Forms

Please review the Cycle-15 Grant Renewal Process document carefully.


Cycle-14 Forms

Form 1 is due no later than December 30, 2015.


External Evaluator Request for Proposals


The external evaluator request for proposal for Cycle 14 is coming soon. Once issued, the Request for Proposal (RFP) will be posted on the Division of Purchasing’s MissouriBUYS Statewide eProcurement System Bid Board at


The pre-proposal conference time, date and location will be announced soon.


Cycle-13 Awarded Project Abstracts



Request for Proposals



Letters of intent are due by 5 p.m., Friday, October 24, 2014.

Proposals are due by 5 p.m., Wednesday, December 31, 2014.


Cycle-13 Forms




Letters of intent (required) were due October 18, 2013

Proposals were due December 31, 2013.

Cycle-12 Forms


Letters of intent (required) were due November 30, 2012.

Proposals were due December 31, 2012.

Cycle-11 Forms


Forms - * Forms are provided in Microsoft Word (word), Microsoft Excel (xls), or Adobe Acrobat (pdf).The following links provide access to free software you can use to view these tables, if you do not have the complete software program installed on your computer.


A promising undertaking in evaluation was established beginning with the first cycle of the MDHEWD Improving Teacher Quality Grant. An external evaluation team, selected for each cycle through a competitive process, will evaluate projects individually and collectively and will measure the effect of the projects on student learning and higher education in Missouri.


Funded Projects