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Teaching For Change

TEACH Grant Program

Useful Resources

In exchange for receiving a TEACH Grant, you must agree to serve as a full-time teacher in a high-need field in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves low-income students. As a recipient of a TEACH Grant, you must teach for at least four academic years within eight calendar years of completing the program of study for which you received a TEACH Grant.

Resource Description Type
Federal Student Aid: TEACH Grant Home The federal student aid resource for the TEACH Grant program
Department of Education: Student Aid on the Web Federal Student Aid's core mission is to ensure that all eligible individuals benefit from federal financial assistance—grants, loans and work-study programs—for education beyond high school.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators NASFAA is the only national association with a primary focus on student aid legislation, regulatory analysis and professional development for financial aid administrators.
TEACH Grant: Fact Sheet Brochure summarizing the TEACH Grant program. From the Federal Student Aid Office.
TEACH Grant: Exit Counseling Guide Essential information for completing your TEACH Grant obligation.

Agreement to Serve

Necessary in order to meet the TEACH Grant requirements.

Teach Grant Service The Teach Grant Serbicer site provides Annual Certification and a place to track your progress.
TEACH Grant Counseling and Exit Counseling Access to the required counseling.
U.S. Department of Education: Teacher Cancellation Low Income Directory This site contains the TCLI program, developed by the U.S. Department of Education, enabling state and territorial education agencies to report to the Department low-income elementary and secondary schools and educational service agencies that qualify teachers for cancellation under the Federal Perkins/National Direct Student Loan, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL), and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (DL) programs.
Teacher Forgiveness Information about the Teacher Loan Forgiveness, which is intended to encourage individuals to enter and continue in the teaching profession.
U.S. Department of Education: Teacher Shortage Areas, Nationwide Listing The nationwide Teacher Shortage Area (TSA) lists for the 2015 - 2016 school years.