U.S. Code, Title 20, Education

Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 1070a–17. Staff Development Activities

(a) Secretary’s authority

     For the purpose of improving the operation of the programs and projects authorized by this division, the Secretary is authorized to make grants to institutions of higher education and other public and private nonprofit institutions and organizations to provide training for staff and leadership personnel employed in, participating in, or preparing for employment in, such programs and projects.

(b) Contents of training programs

     Such training shall include conferences, internships, seminars, workshops, and the publication of manuals designed to improve the operation of such programs and projects and shall be carried out in the various regions of the Nation in order to ensure that the training opportunities are appropriate to meet the needs in the local areas being served by such programs and projects. Such training shall be offered annually for new directors of projects funded under this division as well as annually on the following topics and other topics chosen by the Secretary:

     (1) Legislative and regulatory requirements for the operation of programs funded under this division.

     (2) Assisting students in receiving adequate financial aid from programs assisted under this subchapter and part C of subchapter I of chapter 34 of title 42 and other programs.

     (3) The design and operation of model programs for projects funded under this division.

     (4) The use of appropriate educational technology in the operation of projects assisted under this division.

(c) Consultation

     Grants for the purposes of this section shall be made only after consultation with regional and State professional associations of persons having special knowledge with respect to the needs and problems of such programs and projects.

(Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 402G, as added Pub. L. 102–325, title IV, § 402(a)(4), July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 491; amended Pub. L. 105–244, title IV, § 402(f), Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1655.)


     1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–244, § 402(f)(1), inserted "participating in," after "leadership personnel employed in,".

     Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 105–244, § 402(f)(2), added par. (4).

Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

     Amendment by Pub. L. 105–244 effective Oct. 1, 1998, except as otherwise provided in Pub. L. 105–244, see section 3 of Pub. L. 105–244, set out as a note under section 1001 of this title.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in section 1070a–11 of this title.