Webster Awarded $2.7 million DoEd National Professional Development Program Grant

Congratulations to the Webster University School of Education Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program for winning a $2.7 million National Professional Development Program (NPD) grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition. This is the largest grant that Webster University has ever received. This five-year grant will allow 120 St. Louis area public school teachers to complete the coursework required by Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for English Language Learner (ELL) Certification.  For this special grant project, Webster University has partnered with three school districts, Parkway School District, Ritenour School District, and St. Louis Public Schools, in addition to two community partners, the International Institute and St. Louis Mosaic Project.

Read more about the award on Webster’s website.