Title I Information

Title 1 Information

Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Act is the largest federal program in K-12 education. The primary objective of Title I is to assist local education agencies in providing supplemental instructional services for students. To receive Title I funds, states and districts must establish academic standards, a system of assessments, teacher quality requirements, and continual improvement plans. 


Title 1 Coordinator for GMSD: Dr. Ted Fuller ([email protected])

Primary Job Responsibilities: Help schools with Title I planning, budgeting, and required federal and state paperwork.

Title 1 Contact for Houston Middle:  Ms. Devon Pohlman ([email protected].org)

Primary Job ResponsibilitiesAct as a Title 1 liaison with Dr. Fuller, I facilitate purchase requests for HMS, distribute, and complete Title 1 paperwork for HMS.

Based on a school’s Needs Assessment and School Plan, Title I funds will provide your child with supplemental educational assistance for a well-rounded education. Title I programs generally offer:

 *Academic coaches 

 *Professional development for school staff

 *A variety of evidenced-based supplementary teaching programs 

 and methods

 *Additional supplemental teaching materials and technology

 *Opportunities for parental involvement

Parents can look forward to opportunities to participate in developing a School-Parent Compact, Parent, and Family Engagement Policy, and input on the School-Wide Plan.

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