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])
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 Responsibilities: Act 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:
development for school staff
*A variety of evidenced-based supplementary teaching programs
supplemental teaching materials and technology
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.